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End Point Security

Strengthening organizations against cyber threats with
advanced endpoint security measures.

Compromise Assessment

Comprehensive compromise assessments for proactive
detection and mitigation of security breaches.

Identity And Access Management

Enabling secure user access and data protection through
Identity and Access Management consulting.

Secure Infrastructure Deployment

Empowering organizations with secure infrastructure
design and deployment for robust data integrity.

Ransomware Readiness

Assessing and fortifying ransomware readiness to
minimize threats and enhance recovery strategies.

Purple Team Assessment

Fostering collaborative cybersecurity excellence
through defensive strategies and vulnerability identification.

Enterprise Incident Response

Minimizing damage and ensuring swift recovery with
strategic incident response consulting for enterprises.

Disaster Recovery as a service

Ensuring uninterrupted operations through proactive
disaster recovery consulting for businesses.

Data Migration

Seamless and secure data migration consulting for
efficient transitions with minimal disruption.

Data Recovery

Expert data recovery consulting for swift retrieval of
valuable information and minimal business disruption.

SOC Maturity Assessment

Enhancing cybersecurity readiness through comprehensive
SOC assessment consulting.

Digital Forensics Investigation

We specialize in uncovering, preserving, and securing digital evidence for aiding in cybercrime resolution.

IT Risk Management

Thorough IT Risk Management Assessment
for Nurturing Business Resilience

CCSS Compliance Audit

Assure regulatory alignment, fostering
market legitimacy and investor trust

ISO 22301 Compliance Audit

Advancing the Contemporary Business
Continuity Management process

ISO 27001 Compliance Auditing

Nurturing Maturity Across People,
Processes, and Technology

Cloud Adoption Framework

IT offers a structured plan for organizations to efficiently manage their cloud migration and usage strategies.

GDPR Compliance Audit

Ensures data privacy compliance, mitigates
risks, and enhance customer trust

PCI DSS Compliance Audit

Strengthen payment security, safeguarding
sensitive data & fosters customer confidence

HIPPA Compliance Consulting

Protect the security of healthcare information,
legal compliance, and fosters patient trust.

HITRUST Compliance Consulting

Improve healthcare cybersecurity, streamlines
risk management & boosts credibility

Virtual Data Protection Officer

Remote professional who provides expertise in data protection and compliance.

FINRA Compliance

Reinforces the integrity of financial services,
compliance & nurtures trust among investors.

Fair Risk Assessment

Quantify decision-making with FAIR framework
to assess and manage information risks.

CCPA Compliance Audit

Ensure transparent data handling, respects
consumer rights, and fortify data-driven trust

SOC2 Compliance Audit & Report

Validates operational quality, builds customer
trust & demonstrates dedication to data security

ISO 27701 Compliance Audit

Assesses an organization's adherence to the privacy information management standard.

Industries WeServe

Secure Source Code Review

We identify source code vulnerabilities, ensuring strong defense against critical attacks.

Spear Phishing Simulations

We check the awareness of the people
towards enterprise cyber security policies

Infrastructure Pentesting

Maturing organizational resilience by evaluating the security posture of IT infrastructure.

Mobile Application Pentesting

Strengthens mobile app security by addressing vulnerabilities and ensuring robust protection .

DevSecOps Solutions

Strengthening software development through security-focused testing in DevSecOps.

IOT Security Assessment

Strengthens IoT systems by vulnerability analysis & ensuring defense with hardcore pentesting

Red Team Operations Services

Simulating real-world APT attacks to evaluate an organization's security readiness .

Cloud Pentesting And Security

Ensuring the robustness of cloud infrastructure by pentesting and defending the cloud .

Web Application Pentesting

Detecting issues across various programming languages, frontend & backend environments

Blockchain Penetration Testing

Evaluating blockchain security via vulnerability testing to prevent potential breaches.

Web API Pentesting

Validate API design ,configuration and implementation according to security policies.

ICS SCADA Pentesting

We safeguards industrial control systems by identifying and fixing vulnerabilities 

Security Configuration Review

In-depth inspection of enterprise devices or applications to identify configuration weaknesses .

Thick client Security Assessment

Conducting security assessment of local and server-side processing and communication protocols

Web3 Penetration Testing

Securing Web3 by probing and addressing vulnerabilities in decentralized apps and protocols.
corporate services

Telecom Industry Cyber Security Solutions

Intelligence Driven Cyber Security Operations

What is Telecom Industry Cyber Security Assessments

Certcube Labs offers comprehensive Telecom Network Security solutions to address the evolving threats that can compromise the security of telecom networks. Our approach involves assessments and detailed reporting, including thorough bug reviews and standardized ratings.

Established in 2018, Certcube Labs has amassed extensive experience in working with various networks, web applications, mobile applications, online platforms, and diverse tools. With a vigilant eye on emerging cyber threats, we are well-versed in identifying potential attacks that organizations, like yours, may face. Our battle-tested security testing methods have evolved over years of practice, resulting in finely tuned penetration testing techniques.

The rapid growth of the telecom industry, especially in developing regions like Asia, Africa, and South America, has led to swift network expansion, incorporation of value-added services, and heightened complexity. Unfortunately, security considerations often take a back seat to market expansion and cost reduction. Concurrently, cybercriminals are capitalizing on this scenario, targeting telecom infrastructure, particularly with the transition to IP-based architectures such as LTE.

Compounded by stringent telecom security regulations, this situation poses a significant challenge for carriers. However, based on our experience with telecommunications companies, some security challenges are resolvable, while others persist as recognized threats until cost-effective solutions are developed. At Certcube Labs, we are committed to addressing these security concerns and helping organizations bolster their telecom network security. 

You might be wondering, “Why does cybersecurity play such a critical role in the telecom sector?” While it’s true that the risk of cyberattacks spans various industries, the telecom field faces specific vulnerabilities for several compelling reasons:

 

  • Securing Sensitive Customer Data: Telecom companies manage a wealth of sensitive customer data, ranging from billing information to call logs. This repository, if accessed by malicious actors, holds the potential for fraud, identity theft, and even the coercion of individuals or businesses.
  • Ripple Effects of Data Breaches: Given the interconnected nature of the telecom industry, a data breach in one company can reverberate across others. This domino effect compromises services for countless customers and incurs substantial costs for businesses. In certain cases, it could even pose risks to national security.
  • Attractiveness to Threat Actors: Positioned as a critical infrastructure sector, telecom becomes an appealing target for state-sponsored attackers seeking service disruption or data exfiltration. Their access to significant volumes of sensitive data, encompassing customer call records, text messages, and location data, fuels activities such as intelligence gathering and industrial espionage. The escalating frequency and sophistication of these attacks emphasize the urgency for telecom companies to prioritize cybersecurity.
  • Exposure to “Supply Chain Attacks”: The telecom industry is also vulnerable to “supply chain attacks,” directed at vendors or third-party service providers to infiltrate a company’s systems and data. Prominent instances like the SolarWinds attack, impacting major businesses and government bodies, underscore the need for heightened vigilance.

In light of these intricate challenges, CertCube Labs recognizes the telecommunications sector as a pivotal domain where cybersecurity assumes paramount importance. By protecting not only business interests but also broader security implications, CertCube Labs aids telecom companies in navigating the evolving threat landscape and fortifying their digital resilience.

 

At Certcube Labs, we excel in telecom technologies, covering the spectrum from 2G/3G/4G/5G. Our specialized team has developed penetration testing and auditing tools that cater to various telecom network interfaces, including Air Interface, Backhaul Interface, Core Network, and Roaming Interface. Moreover, we’ve created user-friendly automation tools for security testing, making them accessible even to professionals with limited security knowledge.

Our approach is dedicated to delivering comprehensive reporting and effective conflict resolution. Every engagement with Certcube Labs provides clients with executive reports, detailed technical assessments, graphical representations of vulnerabilities, severity assessments, CVSS scores, and actionable recommendations. We’re committed to assisting in resolving configuration challenges caused by vendor incompatibilities or specific service requirements.

Innovation is ingrained in our practices. Certcube Labs operates a cutting-edge lab for telecom network research, capitalizing on our association as a GSMA Associate Member and our involvement in the Fraud & Security Group. Our esteemed senior team members have presented research papers at prestigious security conferences like Black Hat, Nullcon, and C0c0n.

Our accomplishments speak volumes. As part of our engagements, we’ve conducted signaling security penetration tests as a Roaming Partner, meticulously audited signaling network elements, and devised strategies to counteract potential attacks using existing infrastructure. We’ve empowered telecom NOC and SOC teams with the insights they need to monitor threats effectively. Our expertise extends to performing Diameter Security tests, identifying vulnerabilities, and assisting operators in implementing critical security measures such as firewall deployment, messaging filtering, and regular penetration testing. Our approach involves knowledge transfer and optimization, equipping operators with tools and techniques to maintain a secure telecom network environment.

Certcube Labs stands at the forefront of innovation, bringing together expertise, collaboration, and advanced methodologies to elevate the security standards of telecom networks.

Telecom Signaling Penetration Testing Services

Elevate Enterprise Operational Security with CertCube Labs Top-tier Telecom Network Assessment

Challenges in Cybersecurity Confronting Telecom Enterprises

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Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

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Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are intricate cyber assaults strategically crafted to pilfer data or disrupt operations. Frequently orchestrated by nation-states or well-financed criminal entities, APTs have witnessed a rising prevalence within the telecommunications sector in recent times.
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Supply chain risks

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Within the telecom sector, numerous external entities come into play, including vendors, web hosting services, data management providers, managed service operators, partners, and more. Should these third-party entities exhibit vulnerabilities in their cybersecurity maturity, it paves the way for hackers to exploit a potential entry point into the telecom network. This underscores the critical nature of the supply chain, as even a single weak link can provide malicious actors with an avenue to unleash substantial harm.

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LAPUS$

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As recently as March 2022, the German telecommunications firm T-Mobile found itself under a sustained barrage of cyberattacks from a notorious cybercriminal group named LAPUS$. Renowned for orchestrating data breaches followed by ransom demands, LAPUS$ targeted T-Mobile as one among their victims. Notably, this group also released substantial troves of data pilfered from other corporate entities.

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Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Attacks

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Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a communication protocol enabling users to access remote computers from a distance. Malicious actors often employ malware to exploit vulnerabilities within the protocol, leading to RDP attacks. These attacks have witnessed a surge in occurrence, affecting numerous organizations that have fallen prey to their impact.
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SS7 and diameter signaling threats

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The susceptibility of SS7 and diameter protocols employed by various telecom firms is evident. Cybercriminals, adept at procuring two-factor authorization codes via phishing or similar tactics, can exploit this vulnerability to infiltrate user accounts and exfiltrate valuable data. While effective controls can mitigate this risk, certain companies neglect to implement them, thereby exposing their systems to potential breaches.

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LightBasin

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Emerging onto the cyber threat landscape in 2021, LightBasin is a hacker collective that has been operational since 2016. With a focus on the global telecommunications sector, this group has already successfully infiltrated the defenses of 13 prominent telecom companies. Their tactics involve exploiting distinct protocols utilized by telecommunications firms to illicitly acquire confidential data. Their primary targets encompass Linux and Solaris servers.

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DDoS Attacks

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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are meticulously crafted to flood a network with excessive traffic, rendering it inaccessible to genuine users. Hackers widely employ DDoS attacks, making them a prevalent and widely encountered form of assault within the telecommunications sector.
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Vermilion Strike

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Vermilion Strike poses a significant threat to both Linux and Windows systems, with the telecom sector especially susceptible. This menace is particularly concerning as the Linux-based malware goes entirely unnoticed by vendors. It bestows hackers with remote access privileges, enabling them to upload and modify files, as well as execute shell scripts. Importantly, Vermilion Strike is wielded in precise, targeted assaults as opposed to widespread attacks.

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ShellClient RAT

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Operating since 2018, ShellClient is categorized as a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) malware, designed to clandestinely extract sensitive data from devices that it compromises. Notably, this malware poses a heightened threat to aerospace and telecommunications sectors due to its modus operandi.

Our Telecom Industry Cybersecurity Services

In the ever-evolving landscape of the telecommunications industry, cybersecurity is paramount. Telecom companies handle vast volumes of sensitive data and play a critical role in global connectivity. To safeguard your operations, data, and reputation, CertCube Labs offers a suite of specialized cybersecurity services tailored for the telecom sector.

In a sector where trust and reliability are paramount, CertCube Labs is your trusted partner in fortifying your cybersecurity defenses. Our goal is to ensure the seamless operation of your telecom services while protecting your customers’ data and privacy.

Network Security

We provide robust network security solutions to protect your telecom infrastructure. This includes firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and advanced threat intelligence to detect and thwart cyber threats.

Penetration Testing

We offer penetration testing services to the industry, employing simulated real-life techniques to thoroughly assess the security of your applications and systems.

Data Protection

Telecom companies handle immense amounts of customer data. We implement state-of-the-art data encryption and access control measures to ensure data privacy and compliance with regulations.

IoT Security

With the proliferation of IoT devices in the telecom sector, ensuring their security is vital. Our experts assess IoT vulnerabilities and deploy safeguards to protect these devices and your network.

Compliance and Regulations

Staying compliant with industry-specific regulations is critical. We assist in compliance with telecom-specific cybersecurity regulations and standards.

Threat Detection and Response

We offer 24/7 monitoring services to swiftly detect and respond to cyber threats. Our incident response teams are equipped to mitigate the impact of cyberattacks and minimize downtime.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does CertCube Labs assist telecom companies in enhancing their cybersecurity defenses, given the ever-evolving nature of cyber threats?
We specialize in providing comprehensive cybersecurity assessments, penetration testing, and risk management services tailored to telecom companies to identify vulnerabilities and enhance security measures.
What specific security controls and technologies does CertCube Labs recommend to protect critical telecom infrastructure from cyber threats, including DDoS attacks and data breaches?
We recommend implementing robust DDoS mitigation measures, intrusion detection systems (IDS), access controls, and encryption to safeguard critical telecom infrastructure.
Can CertCube Labs help telecom companies achieve and maintain compliance with industry-specific standards such as the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme or ISO 27001?
Yes, we offer compliance assessments and guidance to ensure that telecom companies align with regulatory requirements and industry standards, including ISO 27001 compliance.
What is our approach to securing telecom networks and ensuring the privacy and security of customer data, especially considering the sensitivity of telecommunications data?
We conduct network security assessments, advise on encryption and data protection mechanisms, and recommend secure access controls to protect customer data and network integrity.
How does CertCube Labs assist telecom companies in detecting and responding to cyber threats in real-time, including those targeting network infrastructure and customer information?
We employ advanced threat detection systems, real-time traffic analysis, and threat intelligence to identify and respond to cyber threats promptly, protecting network infrastructure and customer information.
Can CertCube Labs share examples of successful cybersecurity implementations in the telecom industry and their impact on security and compliance for our clients?
We can provide case studies and success stories demonstrating how our cybersecurity solutions have enhanced security, protected critical infrastructure, and ensured compliance for telecom companies.

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