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Mandate and lead roles

Study Group 17 (Study Period 2013-2016)

Security

Responsible for building confidence and security in the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). This includes studies relating to cybersecurity, security management, countering spam and identity management. It also includes security architecture and framework, protection of personally identifiable information, and security of applications and services for the Internet of Things, smart grid, smartphone, IPTV, web services, social network, cloud computing, mobile financial system, and telebiometrics. Also responsible for the application of open system communications including directory and object identifiers, and for technical languages, the method for their usage and other issues related to the software aspects of telecommunication systems, and for conformance testing to improve quality of Recommendations.

Recommendations under SG17 responsibility