Document 13214171

ITU-T activity in ICT security
Dr. Jianyong Chen
(Vice-Chairman, ITU-T SG17)
ITU-T activity and collaboration in ICT security
ITU-T SG17 Security----leading study group on security
– WP1 Network and information security
Q. 1 Telecommunications systems security project
Q. 2 Security architecture and framework
Q. 3 Telecommunications information security management
Q. 4 Cybersecurity
Q. 5 Countering spam by technical means
– WP2 Application security
Q.6 Security aspects of ubiquitous telecommunication services
Q. 7 Secure application services
Q. 8 service oriented architecture security
Q. 9 Telebiometrics
– WP3 Identity management
• Q.10 Identity management architecture and mechanism
• Q. 11 Directory services, directory system, and public-key/attribute certificates
• Q. 12 Abstract syntax notation one (ASN.1), objective identifiers (OIDs) and associated
– Other SGs
• SG13 Future network---Q.16 Security and identity management for NGN
• SG 16---multimedia security
Major accomplishment
• Security Infrastructure
– Public key infrastructure (PKI)
• X.500 series (X. 509 etc.)
– Telebiometrics
• X.1081-1089 (framework, interworking protocol, biometric
authentication protocol, biometric digital key and biometric data
security, etc.)
– Identity management
• X. 1250 Baseline capabilities for enhanced global identity
management trust and interoperability
• X. 1251 A framework for user control of digital identity
• X. 1252 Baseline identity management terms and definitions
• Y. 2720 NGN identity management framework
• Y. 2721 NGN identity management requirements and use cases
Major accomplishment
• Cybersecurity
– X.1205Overview of cybersecurity
– X.1206A vendor-neutral framework for automatic notification of
security related information and dissemination of updates
– X.1207Guidelines for telecommunication service providers for
addressing the risk of spyware and potentially unwanted software
• Countering spam
X.1231Technical strategies on countering spam
X.1240Technologies involved in countering e-mail spam
X.1241Technical framework for countering e-mail spam
X.1242Short message service (SMS) spam filtering system based
on user-specified rules
– X.1244Overall aspects of countering spam in IP-based
multimedia applications
Major accomplishment
• Security framework
– X.805Security architecture for systems providing end-toend communications
• Security management
– X.1051Information technology - Security techniques Information security management guidelines for
telecommunications organizations based on ISO/IEC
– X.1055Risk management and risk profile guidelines for
telecommunication organizations
– X.1056Security incident management guidelines for
telecommunications organizations
Major accomplishment
• IPTV security
– X.1191Functional requirements and architecture for IPTV security aspects
• Mobile security
– X.1121 Framework of security technologies for mobile end-to-end data
– X.1122 Guideline for implementing secure mobile systems based on PKI
– X.1123 Differentiated security service for secure mobile end-to-end data
– X.1124 Authentication architecture for mobile end-to-end data communication
– X.1125 Correlative reacting system in mobile data communication
• Secure application security
– X.1143 Security architecture for message security in mobile web services
– X.1151 Guideline on secure password-based authentication protocol with key
– X.1152 Secure end-to-end data communication techniques using trusted third
party services
• Peer-to-peer security
– X.1161 Framework for secure peer-to-peer communications
– X.1162 Security architecture and operations for peer-to-peer networks
• RFID/PII security
– X.1171 Threats and requirements for protection of personally identifiable
information in applications using tag-based identification
Future direction-Identity management
Interoperability of identity management
– X.giim, Generic IdM interoperability mechanisms
– X.idm-ifa, Framework architecture for interoperable identity management systems
– X.1250, Baseline capabilities for enhanced global identity management trust and
Trust of identity management
X.authi, Authentication integration in IDM
X.EVcert, Extended validation certificate
X.eaa, Information technology – Security techniques – Entity authentication assurance
X. OITF, Open identity trust framework
Discovery of of identity management information
– X.discovery, Discovery of identity management information
protection of personally identifiable information
– X.1275, Guidelines on protection of personally identifiable information in the application
of RFID technology
– X.priva, Criteria for assessing the level of protection for personally identifiable
information in identity management
Future direction--Cybersecurity
• Cybersecurity Information Exchange (CYBEX)
– Facilitate standardized global exchange of vulnerability and incident
– making security measurable
Capabilities and their context scenarios for cybersecurity
information sharing and exchange
Cybersecurity information exchange framework
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
Common vulnerability scoring system
Guideline on preventing malicious code spreading in a data
communication network
Procedures for the registration of arcs under the Alerting object
identifier arc
Supplement 8
Draft Supplement to X.series Recommendation - ITU-T X.1205 –
Supplement on best practices against botnet threats
Future direction-- Cloud computing security
• Recommendations in developing
– X.srfctse, Security requirement and framework of cloud
based telecommunication service environment
– X.ccsec, Security guideline for cloud computing in
telecommunication area
• PKI and identity management in cloud computing
• ITU-T Focus Group on Cloud Computing (FG-Cloud)
Future direction-- Ubiquitous network and service
• Recommendations in developing
– X.usnsec-1, Security framework for ubiquitous
sensor network
– X.usnsec-2, Ubiquitous sensor network (USN)
middleware security guidelines
– X.usnsec-3, Secure routing mechanisms for
wireless sensor network
• M2M communication, Internet of things, etc.
Future direction– IPTV
• Recommendations in developing
– X.iptvsec-2, Functional requirements and mechanisms for secure
transcodable scheme of IPTV
– X.iptvsec-3, Key management framework for secure IPTV services
– X.iptvsec-4, Algorithm selection scheme for service and content
protection (SCP) descrambling
– X.iptvsec-5, Service and content protection (SCP) interoperability
– X.iptvsec-6, Framework for the downloadable service and content
protection (SCP) system in mobile IPTV environment
– X.iptvsec-7 , Guidelines on criteria for selecting cyptographic
algorthms for the IPTV service and content protection (SCP)
Future direction – Secure application security
• Recommendations in developing
– X.websec-4, Security framework for enhanced web
based telecommunication services
–, Management framework for one time
password based authentication service
– , The general framework of combined
authentication on multiple identity service provider
–, A guideline on anonymous authentication for
e-commerce service
– X.p2p-3, Security requirements and mechanisms of
peer-to-peer-based telecommunication network
• Webpage on ICT security standard roadmap
• Webpage on ICT cybersecurity organizations
• Joint coordination activity on various areas
(e.g. JCA-IdM)