End-to-end Security Consulting and Testing

The telecom industry has grown significantly in the last decade with advancements in technology. There are strict regulatory compliance requirements imposed by authorities across the world to ensure that security is not compromised. Key stakeholders of the telecom industry – subscribers, service providers and equipment manufacturers have to comply to security requirements.

Client

The client is Singapore’s fully-integrated info-communications company, offering a full range of information, communications and entertainment services for both consumer and corporate markets. The client operates a mobile network that provides 4G, 3G and 2G services and manages the HFC network that delivers multi-channel pay TV services (including HDTV, Internet TV and on-demand services) as well as ultra-high speed residential broadband services.

Opportunity

The client had outsourced its operations to a leading global managed security service provider’s delivery center, and needed the entire setup to be tested comprehensively with bestof-breed emerging security testing technologies. The client was looking for a partner with expertise in end-to-end enterprise/telecom security testing to develop a world class dashboard, customized to their business requirements.

Solution

1TX conceptualized, designed and deployed a unified security testing platform that transformed the multi-vendor, disparate environment to a unified testing platform. The comprehensive security testing solution keeps pace with today’s dynamic risk landscape. The solution is based on a non-linear security testing framework that builds on the client’s existing infrastructure and processes. The framework applies organisation-specific advanced proactive, protective and reactive controls (process and technology) that will mitigate IT and operational risk.

Benefits

  • A centralised testing framework and dashboard was designed with an easy to use GUI to allow future customization
  • Test cases were identified and prioritized to be automated based on the criticality of the functionalities which covers 85% of business processes
  • Implementation of a customized test automation suite using our test automation platform, enabled the client to reduce its TCO by 30%

Intelligence services were added to automatically feed realtime monitoring and preventive controls

A security analytics framework that enriches security alerts with operational data to detect targeted attacks was included

Security testing technologies deployed were able to detect and thwart complex attacks

What they said

1TX’s keen understanding of security vulnerabilities helped us ensure our network is virtually impenetrable. End user experience was consistent, customer loyalty increased.

Project Manager