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5G Telecom Security Hands-on Course

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Who Should Attend?

With 5G Proofs of Concepts and early test deployment, Market adoption and direction in terms of usage are set or appearing; and operators are preparing massive deployment.

This 5G Training Session helps security and telecom professionals get an understanding of the critical concepts of 5G, their security, the implementation of such architectures and the impact in terms of related risks.


Course Scope

  1. Introduction
  2. Different 5G architectures and impact on security
    • 5G cell non-standalone deployment within a 4G network
    • 5G standalone deployment
  3. Components of 5G deployments and danger areas:
    • UDM and AUSF
    • PCF and AF
    • AMF, SMF and UPF
    • gNB (DU-CU)
  4. Impact of new 5G protocols in terms of security:
    • S1AP and X2AP extensions
    • NGAP, XnAP, E1AP and F1AP
    • PFCP
    • Service-Based Architecture, HTTP/2, JSON
  5. 5G roaming and interconnect security
    • N32 interface
    • HTTP/2, TLS, JSON Web Encryption and JOSE
  6. Slicing in 5G network
    • Benefits in each part of the network (RAN, transport, Core, applications...)
    • Complexity and security risks
  7. Infrastructure level deployment, security & risk of NFV (Network Functions Virtualization)
    • Hypervisor, OS and container security
    • MAN(Management and Orchestration) solutions
  8. Risks and attacks on isolation in a 5G multi-tenant environment (Slicing, NFV, SDN)
  9. MEC (Mobile Edge Computing / Multi-access Edge Computing) and security
  10. 5G subscribers connection security principles
    • Protection of subscribers permanent identities
    • New 5G-AKA authentication procedure
    • Better security enforcement for roaming subscribers
    • Terminal and baseband architectures
  11. Testbeds and experimentation platform
    • Open-source and commercial solutions
  12. Closing remarks and debrief


  • Good knowledge of 4G architectures (LTE & EPC)
  • Basic knowledge of Telecom & network principles:
    • 2G, 3G, and 4G.
    • OSI network layers.
    • Basic knowledge of Telecom technologies.
  • Good ability to use Wireshark.
  • Internet access.


Training Structure

Three-day training divided into logical sessions.



Instructor-led training. Attendees receive training material: copy of the presenter’s slides through Intralinks Web platform tool for a one-year duration after the training’s delivery.

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

Excellent methodology of teaching. Simple and easy to understand training.

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

Amazing, more than excellent, audience-oriented trainer.

Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

I am very impressed with the trainer's knowledge and experience.

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

Highly professional trainer with lots of practical experience. Friendly and open.

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

I feel like the trainer is the best professor and mentor one can have.

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

Many different people from different operators can share their problems and ideas.

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

I received a lot of useful information which I use in my work every day.

Ms. Viktoriya Gusarova, Beeline RU

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

Seminar entirely for Telecommunication operators. A lot of issues covered.

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.