In response to increasing reliance upon and greater threats to telecommunications networks, the UK government has amended the 2003 Communications Act with the Telecommunications (Security) Act 2021. Within this act there are not only high-level security goals as to how telecommunications companies should be hardening themselves (defined in the Electronic Communications (Security Measures) Regulations 2022 , but also specific technical guidance through the Telecommunications Security Code of Practice on how this can be achieved.
The Code of Practice covers the concepts and principles that should be borne in mind when implementing changes to comply with the TSA, finally breaking them down into a numbered list of measures tied to specific deadlines. But what does this mean for your organisation?
Read this guide to explore the key points outlined in the Telecommunications (Security) Act 2021, technical recommendations, and more; including: