NetNumber's first Multi-Protocol Signaling Firewall for Telecom Networks, delivered!!

By CIOReview | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Fremont,CA : NetNumber, developer of the TITAN centralized signaling and routing control (CSRC) software, has announced the release of a new multi-protocol signaling firewall for the platform. The new firewall builds on the capability of the SS7 Firewall program that NetNumber released last year. As a result, TITAN now has protection for all SS7 protocols, Diameter, SIP, HTTP and DNS/ENUM.

Signaling firewalls are quickly becoming critical to protecting the telecom operator networks as these networks deploy a variety of signaling protocols, NetNumber has responded by delivering the industry’s most comprehensive multi-protocol signaling firewall application in the TITAN CSRC platform for unprecedented protection.

The security of the signaling network is at risk today due to several factors, including new telecom operators requiring mobile roaming interconnection and the use of femtocells with direct signaling access. With up to 20-30 billion network connected devices, applications and sensors predicted by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a critical challenge for operators in terms of signaling and security.

The very high level of authentication and registration events, signaling traffic bursts, unpredictable effects of these unmanaged devices, complex network interconnection scenarios, and possible hostile hacker attacks all pose real threats to networks supporting IoT traffic. Telecom operators need a new, highly secure signaling architecture protected by a robust multi-protocol signaling firewall as delivered in NetNumber TITAN to address these challenges.

NetNumber is an associate member of the GSMA, and with its active participation in the Fraud and Security Group (FASG), NetNumber is working to ensure the TITAN SS7 Signaling Firewall protects against all SS7 Category 1, 2, and 3 threats. This equally applies to the Diameter and other signaling protocol vulnerabilities as well as vulnerabilities that may encompass a combination of signaling protocols.

NetNumber, Inc. brings 15 years of experience delivering innovative signaling control solutions that enable carriers to accelerate implementation of new services across multiple generations of networks, while dramatically simplifying the core network and reducing operating costs.  Today, they are the leading provider of Centralized Signaling and Routing Control (CSRC) solutions to the global communications industry!