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MEC is ramping up with Phase 3 work on Multi-access Edge Computing

Sophia Antipolis, 15 March 2022

Since the beginning of 2022 the ETSI MEC Industry Specification Group (ETSI ISG MEC) has moved forward with the on-going Phase 3 work, which is foreseen to help accelerate and enable more effective and fruitful collaboration with other organizations.


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ETSI releases Report on Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure - Helping organizations fix security vulnerabilities

Sophia Antipolis, 17 February 2022

ETSI has released on 27 January a Guide to Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure. The Technical Report ETSI TR 103 838 will help companies and organizations of all sizes to implement a vulnerability disclosure process and fix vulnerability issues before they’re publicly disclosed.


ETSI launches new education programme for the next generation of ICT standards professionals

Sophia Antipolis, 8 February 2022

ICT standardization plays an important role for interoperability and innovation and its practice remains a topic that is not easily accessible. To try to remedy this situation and prepare the next generation of standards professionals, ETSI has developed comprehensive teaching materials on education about ICT standardization. With this programme ETSI leads ICT standardization education, bringing the expertise of its global membership from various sectors.


ETSI publishes a white paper introducing Permissioned Distributed Ledger (PDL)

Sophia Antipolis, 24 January 2022

After the release of the first specification on smart contracts on 18 January, members from the ETSI PDL group published a White Paper entitled “An Introduction of Permissioned Distributed Ledger (PDL)”.

Distributed ledgers have consolidated as one of the most disruptive applications of information technology that have appeared in recent years. Their ability to store any kind of data as a consensus of replicated, shared, and synchronized digital records distributed across multiple sites, without depending on any central administrator, together with their properties regarding immutability (and therefore non-repudiation) and multi-party verifiability opens a wide range of applications.


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ETSI Announces First Specification for Smart Contracts

 Sophia Antipolis, 18 January 2022

ETSI has just released GS PDL 011 the first in a series of specifications that are concerned with the implementation of permissioned distributed ledgers (PDL). This and following specifications will help with the realisation of the numerous operational and security advantages of a decentralised approach to the recording of transactions, while simultaneously being both inexpensive to perform and inherently scalable.