On 1st July 2022, the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Telecommunications Standards Advisory Committee (TSAC) issued IMDA TS CD-SEC, known as “Security Requirements to Guard against Network Storms for Cellular devices”. The new Standards enter into force on 2nd January 2023.
The new Specification defines the minimum technical security requirements for the design and management of cellular devices with a view to ensuring the safeguarding communication networks from any potential security threats.
Security Requirements have been defined with IMDA TS CD-SEC as covering:
- Controlled Access
- Secure over-the-air (OTA) update
- Guarding against network storms
A link to the regulation can be found here: https://www.imda.gov.sg/-/media/Imda/Files/Regulation-Licensing-and-Consultations/ICT-Standards/Telecommunication-Standards/Radio-Comms/IMDA-TS-CD-SEC.pdf
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