This contribution describes the move toward more secure and trusted websites based on strong digital certificates, CA/browser industry actions, and very recent changes by some browser vendors to enforce the transition away from now depreciated weak certificates.
ETSI - the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI TCLI, ETSI TC Cyber, ETSI NFV & SDN, ETSI TC ESI)
We are an independent, not for profit organisation, widely respected for our neutrality and trustworthiness.
ETSI publishes between 2,000 and 2,500 standards every year. Since our establishment in 1988, we have produced over 30,000. These include the standards that enable key global technologies such as GSM™, 3G, 4G, DECT™, smart cards and many more standards success stories.
ITU- Telecommunication Standardisation Sector (Security & Future Networks/NGN)
ITU (International Telecommunication Union) is the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.
We allocate global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.
3GPP - 3rd Generation Partnership Project (GSMA Security Group, Security & IdM, Architecture & Location)
The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is the collaboration between groups of telecommunications associations, known as the Organisational Partners. The initial scope of 3GPP was to make a globally applicable third generation (3G) mobile phone system specification based on evolved Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) specifications within the scope of the International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 project of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The 3GPP support team (also known as the “Mobile Competence Centre”) is located at the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) headquarters in Sophia-Antipolis (France).
ISO - International Organisation for Standardisation (Cybersecurity & eDiscovery, Telecommunications, Cloud and SmartGrid Groups)
ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) is an independent, non-governmental membership organisation and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards.
We are made up of our 163 member countries who are the national standards bodies around the world, with a Central Secretariat that is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn more about our structure and how we are governed.
IETF - The Internet Engineering Task Force (Incident Reporting-MILE, Cybersecurity-SACM, NFV security, PKIX/WPKOPS-PKI, Phone # Assurance-STIR)
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. It is open to any interested individual.
OASIS – Advancing open standard for the information society (Cloud computing IdM group, LegalXML Technical Committee, STIX, TAXI Cybersecurity)
OASIS is a nonprofit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society.
OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, Internet of Things, cloud computing, energy, content technologies, emergency management, and other areas. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology.
GSMA – Groupe Speciale Mobile Association
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.
Communications Alliance Australia
Communications Alliance is the primary telecommunications industry body in Australia. Through a range of successful programs, events and initiatives, Communications Alliance has a leadership role in facilitating industry-based solutions to sectoral issues and is taking steps to bring to fruition the broadband and digital era, including leading the industry’s involvement in the National Broadband Network implementation.
ITSPA – Internet Telephony Services Providers’ Association
We are ITSPA – the Internet Telephony Services Providers’ Association – the voice of the next generation communications industry. We are a UK membership-led organisation that represents companies who offer business and residential customers voice services (VoIP) over data networks as well as other “over the top” applications including instant messaging and video. The membership is a mixture of network operators, service providers, resellers, suppliers and consultants involved in this increasingly divergent industry.
ISPA - The Internet Services Providers’ Association
The Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) is the UK’s Trade Association for providers of internet services. ISPA brings together the UK internet industry to provide essential support through innovation, knowledge and experience in order to benefit the UK economy and society. Promoting collaboration and constructive dialogue between its members and the wider internet community, ISPA is an all important driving force for the industry.