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New SESEC website will improve mutual understanding of Chinese and European Standardization Systems

Brussels and Sophia Antipolis, 2 November 2015

The European Standardization Organizations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the third phase of the Seconded European Standardization Expert in China (SESEC) project. The SESEC website (www.sesec.eu) is intended to be a reliable source of accurate information about the Chinese and European Standardization Systems. It should be especially relevant and useful for European companies that wish to do business in China (and vice-versa).

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ETSI Test Description Language launched at UCAAT conference

Sophia Antipolis, 20 October 2015

The third ETSI User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing - UCAAT 2015, taking place in ETSI headquarters, October 20-22, is the place to discover Test Description Language, a new language for the specification of test descriptions and the presentation of test execution results.

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Security a challenge - and opportunity - for NFV development, says ETSI

Sophia Antipolis, France and Düsseldorf, 19 October 2015

Dealing with security and coordinating SDO developments are the big issues for 2016, say ETSI ISG NFV Officials at Layer123 SDN Conference.

Security in the NFV/SDN environment is one of the major challenges the industry needs to address for 2016 but it should also be seen as an enormous opportunity. It will combine analytics with the network agility enabled by NFV and SDN to improve the resilience of networks to security threats. This was one of the key messages from a range of ETSI ISG NFV personalities speaking this week at the Layer 123 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Düsseldorf.

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ETSI NFV ISG publishes security and reliability specifications

Sophia Antipolis, 13 October 2015

ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Industry Specification Group has just released 3 new specifications on security and reliability, providing guidance on lawful interception implementation in an NVF environment, giving a survey of the security features in an open source management software relevant to NFV, with OpenStackTM as the first case study and describing a study of how today's Cloud/Data Centre techniques can be adapted to achieve scalability, efficiency, and reliability in NFV environments.

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MEF and ETSI NFV ISG Collaborate To Advance NFV For Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Services Enabled By Lifecycle Service Orchestration

Los Angeles and Sophia Antipolis, 8 October 2015

The ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation Industry Specification Group (NFV ISG) and the MEF are collaborating to advance Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) service agility for CE 2.0 (Carrier Ethernet 2.0) services using LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration).

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ETSI workshop confirms need to accelerate on Quantum-Safe Cryptography standards

Sophia Antipolis, 8 October 2015

The third ETSI/IQC workshop, organized by ETSI and the Institute for Quantum Computing, Waterloo, Canada, was hosted by SK Telecom in Seoul, Korea, from 5 to 7 October 2015.

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ETSI enables chain of trust for digital signatures

Sophia Antipolis, 1 October 2015

First European Standard supporting European eIDAS regulation

ETSI has published the first of a series of European Standards to support the European Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market, or eIDAS (Regulation (EU) 910/2014).

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New White Paper: ETSI’s Mobile Edge Computing initiative explained

Sophia Antipolis, 24 September 2015

ETSI has published a white paper on Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), a key emerging technology which is considered to be an important component of future generation networks, including 5G. Mobile Edge Computing is an IT service environment and cloud-computing capabilities located at the edge of the mobile network, within the Radio Access Network and in close proximity to mobile subscribers.

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Global standards collaboration for a smarter, safer world

Sophia Antipolis, 17 July 2015

ETSI participates in Global Standards Collaboration 19th meeting

Critical communications, the Internet of Things (IoT) and IMT-2020 – commonly referred to as 5G – were in focus at the 19th meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), a high-level gathering of the world’s leading information and communication technologies (ICT) standards bodies, hosted by ITU in Geneva, 15-16 July 2015.

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ETSI Security Week paves the way for cybersecurity standards

Sophia Antipolis, 6 July 2015

ETSI, the leading ICT standards organization, held its Security Week from 22-26 June, with a Security Workshop followed by three thematic sessions. The sessions focused on machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things (M2M/IoT), security assurance in Intelligent Transport Systems and Electronic identification and trust services (eIDAS). The closing days of the week were dedicated to the meetings of two ETSI technical committees, TC CYBER and TC ESI (Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures), which exceptionally were open to non-members of ETSI.

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