IMDA has published the finalized Technical Specification for Security Requirements to Guard against Network Storms for Cellular Devices (IMDA TS CD-SEC) on 1 July 2022. The TS CD-SEC defines the minimum technical security requirements for the design and management of cellular devices to better safeguard communication networks from security threats in the area of connection efficiency.
The requirements under TS CD-SEC are applicable to cellular device which supports Section 7 on Connection Efficiency Requirements of the GSMA TS.34 guidelines, and also subject to compliance either with Singaporean Technical Standards IMDA TS IOT or IMDA TS CMT, for IoT and cellular equipment respectively.
Applicable cellular devices are required to comply with the above IMDA technical standards and register the equipment with IMDA. The online equipment registration has commenced since 19 September 2022 and manufacturers have until July 2023 to confirm to the requirements of IMDA TS CD-SEC.
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