Notice for stakeholder consultation on Indian Telecom Security Assurance Requirements on E-Node B and P-Gateway

Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India had amended the license agreement by incorporating the provisions of Security Testing and certification of Telecom equipment’s with the Telecom Service Providers.

This Testing and Certification of the telecommunication equipment’s shall be done for ensuring compliance with the respective Essential Requirements (ER) documents of TEC. Essential Requirements consists of i) EMC/EMI Requirements ii) Safety Requirements iii) Security Requirements iv) Technical Requirements v) Other Requirements.

To implement mandatory testing and certification,Security requirements are as a  part of Essential requirements for all Telecom equipments which are being framed and tested/evaluated by DDG( SAS)Unit of NCCS( National Centre for Communications Security)  – DOT – Bangalore.

A draft ITSAR ( Indian Telecom Security Assurance security requirements) for E-Node-B and  P-Gateway are  prepared by  SAS unit of  NCCS-  Bangalore.

1)  ITSAR For E-Node –B consists of

a)   Common Security Requirements

b)  E-node –B specific requirements

c) Cryptographic Controls for ITSAR

 2) ITSAR for P-Gate away consists of

a) Common Security Requirements

b)  P-Gateway Security Requirements

c)  Cryptographic Controls for ITSAR

Virtual meetings dates are as follows ;

a)  For  E-Node –B    : 28.05.2020 from 11AM Onwards

b) For  P-Gateway  :   29.05.2020 from 11AM Onwards

Virtual meeting link details will be shared to the concerned

  Vendors may send their suggestions /Comments to the following E-MAIL addresses on or  Before   24.05.2020   ( 530 PM )

  i)  Comments in related with E-node –B may be sent to

  1. ii) Comments in related with P-Gateway  may be sent

Click here for draft ITSAR E-Node B

Click here for draft ITSAR P-Gateway