Group on Security Baseline for Network Operators has issued a survey,
results from which will be used in preparation of a new ITU-T Recommendation
“Security Baseline for Network Operators”. Participants are asked about their
level of preparedness in case of various security threats.
approved the Recommendation will show the readiness and ability of operators to
collaborate and coordinate counteraction against security threats arising from
Security Baseline will allow network operators to assess their network and
information security posture in terms of what security standards are available,
which of these standards should be used to meet particular requirements, when
they should be used, and how they should be applied. It will also identify
security Recommendations and standards to support evaluation of operators’
network security and information security. Development of the first draft of
the Recommendation will begin towards the end of 2006.
is aimed at network and service providers a deadline of 24 November 2006 has
been set for responses.