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             Security Best Practices Efforts and Documents
                    draft-lonvick-sec-efforts-01.txt


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Abstract


   This document provides a snapshot of the current efforts to define or
   apply security requirements in various Standards Developing
   Organizations (SDO).








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Table of Contents


   1.   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   2.   Format of this Document  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   3.   Online Security Glossaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.1  ATIS Telecom Glossary 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.2  Critical Infrastructure Glossary of Terms and Acronyms . .   7
     3.3  Internet Security Glossary - RFC 2828  . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.4  Compendium of Approved ITU-T Security Definitions  . . . .   7
     3.5  Microsoft Solutions for Security Glossary  . . . . . . . .   8
     3.6  SANS Glossary of Security Terms  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.7  USC InfoSec Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   4.   Standards Developing Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.1  3GPP - Third Generation P P  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.2  3GPP2 - Third Generation P P 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.3  ANSI - The American National Standards Institute . . . . .   9
     4.4  ATIS - Alliance for Telecommunications Industry
          Solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.4.1  ATIS Network Performance, Reliability and Quality
              of Service Committee, formerly T1A1  . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.4.2  ATIS Network Interface, Power, and Protection
              Committee, formerly T1E1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.4.3  ATIS Telecom Management and Operations Committee,
              formerly T1M1 OAM&P  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.4.4  ATIS Ordering and Billing Forum regarding T1M1 O&B . .  10
       4.4.5  ATIS Wireless Technologies and Systems Committee,
              formerly T1P1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.4.6  ATIS Packet Technologies and Systems Committee,
              regarding T1S1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.4.7  ATIS Protocol Interworking Committee, regarding T1S1 .  11
       4.4.8  ATIS Optical Transport and Synchronization
              Committee, formerly T1X1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.5  CC - Common Criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.6  DMTF - Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. . . . . . .  12
     4.7  ETSI - The European Telecommunications Standard
          Institute  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.8  GGF - Global Grid Forum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.9  IEEE - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics
          Engineers, Inc.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.10   IETF - The Internet Engineering Task Force . . . . . . .  12
     4.11   INCITS - InterNational Committee for Information
            Technology Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.12   ISO - The International Organization for
            Standardization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.13   ITU - International Telecommunication Union  . . . . . .  13
       4.13.1   ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector -
                ITU-T  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.13.2   ITU Radiocommunication Sector - ITU-R  . . . . . . .  13




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       4.13.3   ITU Telecom Development - ITU-D  . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.14   OASIS -  Organization for the Advancement of
            Structured Information Standards . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.15   OIF - Optical Internetworking Forum  . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.16   NRIC - The Network Reliability and Interoperability
            Council  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.17   TIA - The Telecommunications Industry Association  . . .  14
     4.18   Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I)  . . .  15
   5.   Security Best Practices Efforts and Documents  . . . . . . .  16
     5.1  3GPP - TSG SA WG3 (Security) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     5.2  3GPP2 - TSG-S Working Group 4 (Security) . . . . . . . . .  16
     5.3  American National Standard T1.276-2003 - Baseline
          Security Requirements for the Management Plane . . . . . .  16
     5.4  DMTF - Security Protection and Management (SPAM)
          Working Group  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.5  DMTF - User and Security Working Group . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.6  ATIS Security & Emergency Preparedness Activities  . . . .  17
     5.7  ATIS Work-Plan to Achieve Interoperable, Implementable,
          End-To-End Standards and Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.8  Common Criteria  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     5.9  ETSI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     5.10   GGF Security Area (SEC)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     5.11   Information System Security Assurance Architecture . . .  19
     5.12   Operational Security Requirements for IP Network
            Infrastructure : Advanced Requirements . . . . . . . . .  19
     5.13   INCITS Technical Committee T4 - Security Techniques  . .  19
     5.14   INCITS Technical Committee T11 - Fibre Channel
            Interfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     5.15   ISO Guidelines for the Management of IT Security -
            GMITS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     5.16   ISO JTC 1/SC 27  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     5.17   ITU-T Study Group 2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     5.18   ITU-T Recommendation M.3016  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     5.19   ITU-T  Recommendation  X.805 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     5.20   ITU-T Study Group 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     5.21   ITU-T Study Group 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     5.22   Catalogue of ITU-T Recommendations related to
            Communications System Security . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     5.23   ITU-T Security Manual  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     5.24   NRIC VI Focus Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     5.25   OASIS Security Joint Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     5.26   OASIS Security Services TC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     5.27   OIF Implementation Agreements  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     5.28   TIA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     5.29   WS-I Basic Security Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   6.   Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   7.   IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
   8.   Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27




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   9.   Changes from Prior Drafts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
   10.  References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   10.1   Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   10.2   Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
        Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
        Intellectual Property and Copyright Statements . . . . . . .  30














































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1.  Introduction


   The Internet is being recognized as a critical infrastructure similar
   in nature to the power grid and a potable water supply.  Just like
   those infrastructures, means are needed to provide resiliency and
   adaptability to the Internet so that it remains consistently
   available to the public throughout the world even during times of
   duress or attack.  For this reason, many SDOs are developing
   standards with hopes of retaining an acceptable level, or even
   improving this availability, to its users.  These SDO efforts usually
   define themselves as "security" efforts.  It is the opinion of the
   authors that there are many different definitions of the term
   "security" and it may be applied in many diverse ways.  As such, we
   offer no assurance that the term is applied consistently throughout
   this document.


   Many of these SDOs have diverse charters and goals and will take
   entirely different directions in their efforts to provide standards.
   However, even with that, there will be overlaps in their produced
   works.  If there are overlaps then there is a potential for conflicts
   and confusion.  This may result in:
      Vendors of networking equipment who are unsure of which standard
      to follow.
      Purchasers of networking equipment who are unsure of which
      standard will best apply to the needs of their business or
      ogranization.
      Network Administrators and Operators unsure of which standard to
      follow to attain the best security for their network.
   For these reasons, the authors wish to encourage all SDOs who have an
   interest in producing, or in consuming standards relating to good
   security practices to be consistent in their approach and their
   recommendations.  In many cases, the authors are aware that the SDOs
   are making good efforts along these lines.  However, the authors do
   not participate in all SDO efforts and cannot know everything that is
   happening.


   The authors of this document would like to keep it open as an
   Internet Draft for approximately 6 months for the date of the first
   submission.  We hope that it will be spread far and wide and that the
   leaders of SDO efforts will contact us with updated information so
   that their own effort may be listed in this document, or so that
   corrections may be made.


   Comments on this document may be addressed to the authors.








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2.  Format of this Document


   The body of this document has three sections.


   The first part of the body of this document, Section 3, contains a
   listing of online glossaries relating to networking and security.  It
   is very important that the definitions of words relating to security
   and security events be consistent.  Inconsistencies between the
   useage of words on standards is unacceptable as it would prevent a
   reader of two standards to appropriately relate their
   recommendations.  The authors of this document have not reviewed the
   definitions of the words in the listed glossaries so can offer no
   assurance of their alignment.


   The second part, Section 4, contains a listing of SDOs that appear to
   be working on security standards.


   The third part, Section 5, lists the documents which have been found
   to offer good practices or recommendations for securing networks and
   networking devices.
































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3.  Online Security Glossaries


   This section contains references to glossaries of network and
   computer security terms


3.1  ATIS Telecom Glossary 2000


   http://www.atis.org/tg2k/


   Under an approved T1 standards project (T1A1-20), an existing
   5800-entry, search-enabled hypertext telecommunications glossary
   titled Federal Standard 1037C, Glossary of Telecommunication Terms
   was updated and matured into this glossary, T1.523-2001, Telecom
   Glossary 2000.  This updated glossary was posted on the Web as a
   American National Standard (ANS).


3.2  Critical Infrastructure Glossary of Terms and Acronyms


   http://www.ciao.gov/ciao_document_library/glossary/a.htm


   The Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (CIAO) was created to
   coordinate the Federal Government's initiatives on critical
   infrastructure assurance.  While the glossary was not created as a
   glossary specifically for security terms, it is populated with many
   security related definitions, abbreviations, organizations, and
   concepts.


3.3  Internet Security Glossary - RFC 2828


   http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2828.txt


   Created in May 2000, the document defines itself to be, "an
   internally consistent, complementary set of abbreviations,
   definitions, explanations, and recommendations for use of terminology
   related to information system security."  The glossary makes the
   distinction of the listed definitions throughout the document as
   being:
   o  a recommended Internet definition
   o  a recommended non-Internet definition
   o  not recommended as the first choice for Internet documents but
      something that an author of an Internet document would need to
      know
   o  a definition that shouldn't be used in Internet documents
   o  additional commentary or usage guidance


3.4  Compendium of Approved ITU-T Security Definitions


   http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-t/com17/activity/def004.html




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   Addendum to the Compendium of the Approved ITU-T Security-related
   Definitions
   http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-t/com17/activity/add002.html


   These extensive materials were created from approved ITU-T
   Recommendations with a view toward establishing a common
   understanding and use of security terms within ITU-T.


3.5  Microsoft Solutions for Security Glossary


   http://www.microsoft.com/security/glossary/


   The Microsoft Solutions for Security Glossary was created to explain
   the concepts, technologies, and products associated with computer
   security.  This glossary contains several definitions specific to
   Microsoft proprietary technologies and product solutions.


3.6  SANS Glossary of Security Terms


   http://www.sans.org/resources/glossary.php


   The SANS Institute (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) was created
   in 1989 as, "a cooperative research and education organization."
   Updated in May 2003, SANS cites the NSA for their help in creating
   the online glossary of security terms.  The SANS Institute is also
   home to many other resources including the SANS Intrusion Detection
   FAQ and the SANS/FBI Top 20 Vulnerabilities List.


3.7  USC InfoSec Glossary


   http://www.usc.edu/org/infosec/resources/glossary_a.html


   A glossary of Information Systems security terms compiled by the
   University of Southern California Office of Information Security.


















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4.  Standards Developing Organizations


   This section of this document lists the SDOs, or organizations that
   appear to be developing security related standards.  These SDOs are
   listed in alphabetical order.


   Note: The authors would appreciate corrections and additions.  This
   note will be removed before publication as an RFC.


4.1  3GPP - Third Generation P P


   http://www.3gpp.org


   The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is a collaboration
   agreement formed in December 1998.  The collaboration agreement is
   comprised of several telecommunications standards bodies which are
   known as "Organizational Partners".  The current Organizational
   Partners involved with 3GPP are ARIB, CCSA, ETSI, ATIS, TTA, and TTC.


4.2  3GPP2 - Third Generation P P 2


   http://www.3gpp2.org


   Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) is a collaboration
   among Organizational Partners much like its sister project 3GPP.  The
   Organizational Partners (OPs) currently involved with 3GPP2 are ARIB,
   CCSA, TIA, TTA, and TTC.  In addition to the OPs, 3GPP2 also welcomes
   the CDMA Development Group and IPv6 Forum as Market Representation
   Partners for market advice.


4.3  ANSI - The American National Standards Institute


   http://www.ansi.org


   ANSI is a private, non-profit organization that organizes and
   oversees the U.S.  voluntary standardization and conformity
   assessment system.  ANSI was founded October 19, 1918.


4.4  ATIS - Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions


   http://www.atis.org


   ATIS is a United States based body that is committed to rapidly
   developing and promoting technical and operations standards for the
   communications and related information technologies industry
   worldwide using pragmatic, flexible and open approach.  Committee T1
   as a group no longer exists as a result of the recent ATIS
   reorganization on January 1, 2004.  ATIS has restructured the former




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   T1 technical subcommittees into full ATIS standards committees to
   easily identify and promote the nature of standards work each
   committee performs.  Due to the reorganization, some groups may have
   a new mission and scope statement.


4.4.1  ATIS Network Performance, Reliability and Quality of Service
      Committee, formerly T1A1


   http://www.atis.org/0010/index.asp


   ATIS Network Performance, Reliability and Quality of Service
   Committee develops and recommends standards, requirements, and
   technical reports related to the performance, reliability, and
   associated security aspects of communications networks, as well as
   the processing of voice, audio, data, image, and video signals, and
   their multimedia integration.


4.4.2  ATIS Network Interface, Power, and Protection Committee, formerly
      T1E1


   http://www.atis.org/0050/index.asp


   ATIS Network Interface, Power, and Protection Committee develops and
   recommends standards and technical reports related to power systems,
   electrical and physical protection for the exchange and interexchange
   carrier networks, and interfaces associated with user access to
   telecommunications networks.


4.4.3  ATIS Telecom Management and Operations Committee, formerly T1M1
      OAM&P


   http://www.atis.org/0130/index.asp


   ATIS Telecom Management and Operations Committee develops
   internetwork operations, administration, maintenance and provisioning
   standards, and technical reports related to interfaces for
   telecommunications networks.


4.4.4  ATIS Ordering and Billing Forum regarding T1M1 O&B


   http://www.atis.org/obf/index.asp


   The T1M1 O&B subcommittee has become part of the ATIS Ordering and
   Billing Forum.  The authors are investigating this and hope to
   provide a clear scope of their effort.







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4.4.5  ATIS Wireless Technologies and Systems Committee, formerly T1P1


   http://www.atis.org/0160/index.asp


   ATIS Wireless Technologies and Systems Committee develops and
   recommends standards and technical reports related to wireless and/or
   mobile services and systems, including service descriptions and
   wireless technologies.


4.4.6  ATIS Packet Technologies and Systems Committee, regarding T1S1


   T1S1 was split into two separate ATIS committees: the ATIS Packet
   Technologies and Systems Committee and the ATIS Protocol Interworking
   Committee.  As a result of the reorganization of T1S1, these groups
   will also probably have a new mission and scope.


4.4.7  ATIS Protocol Interworking Committee, regarding T1S1


   T1S1 was split into two separate ATIS committees: the ATIS Packet
   Technologies and Systems Committee and the ATIS Protocol Interworking
   Committee.  As a result of the reorganization of T1S1, these groups
   will also probably have a new mission and scope.


4.4.8  ATIS Optical Transport and Synchronization Committee, formerly
      T1X1


   http://www.atis.org/0240/index.asp


   ATIS Optical Transport and Synchronization Committee develops and
   recommends standards and prepares technical reports related to
   telecommunications network technology pertaining to network
   synchronization interfaces and hierarchical structures including
   optical technology.


4.5  CC - Common Criteria


   http://csrc.nist.gov/cc/


   Note: The URL for the Common Criteria organization was
   http://www.commoncriteria.org/ however, they have elected to take
   their web site offline for the time being.  It is hoped that the
   proper URL will be available before this document becomes an RFC.
   This note will be removed prior to publication as an RFC.


   In June 1993, the sponsoring organizations of the existing US,
   Canadian, and European criterias (TCSEC, ITSEC, and similar) started
   the Common Criteria Project to align their separate criteria into a
   single set of IT security criteria.




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4.6  DMTF - Distributed Management Task Force, Inc.


   http://www.dmtf.org/


   Founded in 1992, the DMTF brings the technology industry's customers
   and top vendors together in a collaborative, working group approach
   that involves DMTF members in all aspects of specification
   development and refinement.


4.7  ETSI - The European Telecommunications Standard Institute


   http://www.etsi.org/


   ETSI is an independent, non-profit organization which produces
   telecommunications standards.  ETSI is based in Sophia-Antipolis in
   the south of France and maintains a membership from 55 countries.


   Joint work between ETSI and ITU-T SG-17


   http://docbox.etsi.org/OCG/OCG/GSC9/GSC9_JointT%26R/
   GSC9_Joint_011_Security_Standardization_in_ITU.ppt


4.8  GGF - Global Grid Forum


   http://www.gridforum.org


   The Global Grid Forum (GGF) is a community-initiated forum of
   thousands of individuals from industry and research leading the
   global standardization effort for grid computing.  GGF's primary
   objectives are to promote and support the development, deployment,
   and implementation of Grid technologies and applications via the
   creation and documentation of "best practices" - technical
   specifications, user experiences, and implementation guidelines.


4.9  IEEE - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.


   http://www.ieee.org


   IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than
   360,000 individual members in approximately 175 countries.  The IEEE
   produces 30 percent of the world's published literature in electrical
   engineering, computers and control technology through its technical
   publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities.


4.10  IETF - The Internet Engineering Task Force


   http://www.ietf.org





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   IETF is a large, international community open to any interested
   individual concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture
   and the smooth operation of the Internet.


4.11  INCITS - InterNational Committee for Information Technology
     Standards


   http://www.incits.org


   INCITS focuses upon standardization in the field of Information and
   Communications Technologies (ICT), encompassing storage, processing,
   transfer, display, management, organization, and retrieval of
   information.


4.12  ISO - The International Organization for Standardization


   http://www.iso.org


   ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 148
   countries, on the basis of one member per country, with a Central
   Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system.  ISO
   officially began operations on February 23, 1947.


4.13  ITU - International Telecommunication Union


   http://www.itu.int/


   The ITU is an international organization within the United Nations
   System headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.  The ITU is comprised of
   three sectors:


4.13.1  ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector - ITU-T


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/


   ITU-T's mission is to ensure an efficient and on-time production of
   high quality standards covering all fields of telecommunications.


4.13.2  ITU Radiocommunication Sector - ITU-R


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-R/


   The ITU-R plays a vital role in the management of the radio-frequency
   spectrum and satellite orbits.


4.13.3  ITU Telecom Development - ITU-D


   (also referred as ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau - BDT)




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   http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/


   The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) is the executive arm
   of the Telecommunication Development Sector.  Its duties and
   responsibilities cover a variety of functions ranging from programme
   supervision and technical advice to the collection, processing and
   publication of information relevant to telecommunication development.


4.14  OASIS -  Organization for the Advancement of Structured
     Information Standards


   http://www.oasis-open.org/


   OASIS is a not-for-profit, international consortium that drives the
   development, convergence, and adoption of e-business standards.


4.15  OIF - Optical Internetworking Forum


   http://www.oiforum.com/


   On April 20, 1998 Cisco Systems and Ciena Corporation announced an
   industry-wide initiative to create the Optical Internetworking Forum,
   an open forum focused on accelerating the deployment of optical
   internetworks.


4.16  NRIC - The Network Reliability and Interoperability Council


   http://www.nric.org/


   The purposes of the Committee are to give telecommunications industry
   leaders the opportunity to provide recommendations to the FCC and to
   the industry that assure optimal reliability and interoperability of
   telecommunications networks.  The Committee addresses topics in the
   area of Homeland Security, reliability, interoperability, and
   broadband deployment.


4.17  TIA - The Telecommunications Industry Association


   http://www.tiaonline.org


   TIA is accredited by ANSI to develop voluntary industry standards for
   a wide variety of telecommunications products.  TIA's Standards and
   Technology Department is composed of five divisions:  Fiber Optics,
   User Premises Equipment, Network Equipment, Wireless Communications
   and Satellite Communications.







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4.18  Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I)


   http://www.ws-i.org/


   WS-I is an open, industry organization chartered to promote Web
   services interoperability across platforms, operating systems, and
   programming languages.  The organization works across the industry
   and standards organizations to respond to customer needs by providing
   guidance, best practices, and resources for developing Web services
   solutions.










































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5.  Security Best Practices Efforts and Documents


   This section lists the works produced by the SDOs.


5.1  3GPP - TSG SA WG3 (Security)


   http://www.3gpp.org/TB/SA/SA3/SA3.htm


   TSG SA WG3 Security is responsible for the security of the 3GPP
   system, performing analyses of potential security threats to the
   system, considering the new threats introduced by the IP based
   services and systems and setting the security requirements for the
   overall 3GPP system.


   Specifications:
   http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/html-info/TSG-WG--S3.htm


   Work Items:
   http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/html-info/TSG-WG--s3--wis.htm


   3GPP Confidentiality and Integrity algorithms:
   http://www.3gpp.org/TB/Other/algorithms.htm


5.2  3GPP2 - TSG-S Working Group 4 (Security)


   http://www.3gpp2.org/Public_html/S/index.cfm


   The Services and Systems Aspects TSG (TSG-S) is responsible for the
   development of service capability requirements for systems based on
   3GPP2 specifications.  Among its responsibilities TSG-S is addressing
   management, technical coordination, as well as architectural and
   requirements development associated with all end-to-end features,
   services and system capabilities including, but not limited to,
   security and QoS.


   TSG-S Specifications:
   http://www.3gpp2.org/Public_html/specs/index.cfm#tsgs


5.3  American National Standard T1.276-2003 - Baseline Security
    Requirements for the Management Plane


   Abstract: This standard contains a set of baseline security
   requirements for the management plane.  The President's National
   Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee Network Security
   Information Exchange (NSIE) and Government NSIE jointly established a
   Security Requirements Working Group (SRWG) to examine the security
   requirements for controlling access to the public switched network,
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   In the telecommunications industry, this access incorporates
   operation, administration, maintenance, and provisioning for network
   elements and various supporting systems and databases.  Members of
   the SRWG, from a cross-section of telecommunications carriers and
   vendors, developed an initial list of security requirements that
   would allow vendors, government departments and agencies, and service
   providers to implement a secure telecommunications network management
   infrastructure.  This initial list of security requirements was
   submitted as a contribution to Committee T1 - Telecommunications,
   Working Group T1M1.5 for consideration as a standard.  The
   requirements outlined in this document will allow vendors, government
   departments and agencies, and service providers to implement a secure
   telecommunications network management infrastructure.


   Documents:
   http://webstore.ansi.org/ansidocstore/product.asp?sku=T1%2E276%2D2003


5.4  DMTF - Security Protection and Management (SPAM) Working Group


   http://www.dmtf.org/about/committees/spamWGCharter.pdf


   The Working Group will define a CIM Common Model that addresses
   security protection and detection technologies, which may include
   devices and services, and classifies security information, attacks
   and responses.


5.5  DMTF - User and Security Working Group


   http://www.dmtf.org/about/committees/userWGCharter.pdf


   The User and Security Working Group defines objects and access
   methods required for principals - where principals include users,
   groups, software agents, systems, and organizations.


5.6  ATIS Security & Emergency Preparedness Activities


   http://www.atis.org/atis/atisinfo/emergency/
   security_committee_activities_T1.htm


   The link above contains the description of the ATIS Communications
   Security Model, the scopes of the Technical Subcommittees in relation
   to the security model, and a list of published documents produced by
   ATIS addressed to various aspects of network security.


5.7  ATIS Work-Plan to Achieve Interoperable, Implementable, End-To-End
    Standards and Solutions


   ftp://ftp.t1.org/T1M1/NEW-T1M1.0/3M101940.pdf




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   The ATIS TOPS Security Focus Group has made recommendations on work
   items needed to be performed by other SDOs.


5.8  Common Criteria


   http://csrc.nist.gov/cc/


   Version 1.0 of the CC was completed in January 1996.  Based on a
   number of trial evaluations and an extensive public review, Version
   1.0 was extensively revised and CC Version 2.0 was produced in April
   of 1998.  This became ISO International Standard 15408 in 1999.  The
   CC Project subsequently incorporated the minor changes that had
   resulted in the ISO process, producing CC version 2.1 in August 1999.


   Common Criteria v2.1 contains:
      Part 1 - Intro & General Model
      Part 2 - Functional Requirements (including Annexes)
      Part 3 - Assurance Requirements


   Documents:   Common Criteria V2.1
   http://csrc.nist.gov/cc/CC-v2.1.html


5.9  ETSI


   http://www.etsi.org


   The ETSI hosted the ETSI Global Security Conference in late November,
   2003, which could lead to a standard.


   Groups related to security located from the ETSI Groups Portal:
      OCG Security
      3GPP SA3
      TISPAN WG7


5.10  GGF Security Area (SEC)


   https://forge.gridforum.org/projects/sec/


   The Security Area (SEC) is concerned with various issues relating to
   authentication and authorization in Grid environments.


   Working groups:
      Authorization Frameworks and Mechanisms WG (AuthZ-WG) -
      https://forge.gridforum.org/projects/authz-wg
      Certificate Authority Operations Working Group (CAOPS-WG) -
      https://forge.gridforum.org/projects/caops-wg
      OGSA Authorization Working Group (OGSA-AUTHZ) -
      https://forge.gridforum.org/projects/ogsa-authz




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      Grid Security Infrastructure (GSI-WG) -
      https://forge.gridforum.org/projects/gsi-wg


5.11  Information System Security Assurance Architecture


   IEEE Working Group - http://issaa.org/


   Formerly the Security Certification and Accreditation of Information
   Systems (SCAISWG), IEEE Project 1700's purpose is to develop a draft
   Standard for Information System Security Assurance Architecture for
   ballot and during the process begin development of a suite of
   associated standards for components of that architecture.


   Documents:  http://issaa.org/documents/index.html


5.12  Operational Security Requirements for IP Network Infrastructure :
     Advanced Requirements


   IETF Internet-Draft


   Abstract: This document defines a list of operational security
   requirements for the infrastructure of large ISP IP networks (routers
   and switches).  A framework is defined for specifying "profiles",
   which are collections of requirements applicable to certain network
   topology contexts (all, core-only, edge-only...).  The goal is to
   provide network operators a clear, concise way of communicating their
   security requirements to vendors.


   Documents:
      http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-jones-opsec-06.txt


5.13  INCITS Technical Committee T4 - Security Techniques


   http://www.incits.org/tc_home/t4.htm


   Technical Committee T4, Security Techniques, participates in the
   standardization of generic methods for information technology
   security.  This includes development of: security techniques and
   mechanisms; security guidelines; security evaluation criteria; and
   identification of generic requirements for information technology
   system security services.


5.14  INCITS Technical Committee T11 - Fibre Channel Interfaces


   http://www.t11.org/index.htm


   T11 is responsible for standards development in the areas of
   Intelligent Peripheral Interface (IPI), High-Performance Parallel




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   Interface (HIPPI) and Fibre Channel (FC).  T11 has a project called
   FC-SP to define Security Protocols for Fibre Channel.


   FC-SP Project Proposal:
   ftp://ftp.t11.org/t11/admin/project_proposals/02-036v2.pdf


5.15  ISO Guidelines for the Management of IT Security - GMITS


   Guidelines for the Management of IT Security -- Part 1: Concepts and
   models for IT Security


   http://www.iso.ch/iso/en/
   CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=21733&ICS1=35


   Guidelines for the Management of IT Security -- Part 2: Managing and
   planning IT Security


   http://www.iso.org/iso/en/
   CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=21755&ICS1=35&ICS2=40&ICS3=



   Guidelines for the Management of IT Security -- Part 3: Techniques
   for the management of IT Security


   http://www.iso.org/iso/en/
   CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=21756&ICS1=35&ICS2=40&ICS3=



   Guidelines for the Management of IT Security -- Part 4: Selection of
   safeguards


   http://www.iso.org/iso/en/
   CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=29240&ICS1=35&ICS2=40&ICS3=



   Guidelines for the Management of IT Security - Part 5: Management
   guidance on network security


   http://www.iso.org/iso/en/
   CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=31142&ICS1=35&ICS2=40&ICS3=



   Open Systems Interconnection -- Network layer security protocol


   http://www.iso.org/iso/en/
   CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=22084&ICS1=35&ICS2=100&ICS3=30






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5.16  ISO JTC 1/SC 27


   http://www.iso.ch/iso/en/stdsdevelopment/techprog/workprog/
   TechnicalProgrammeSCDetailPage.TechnicalProgrammeSCDetail?COMMID=143


   Several security related ISO projects under JTC 1/SC 27 are listed
   here such as:
      IT security techniques -- Entity authentication
      Security techniques -- Key management
      Security techniques -- Evaluation criteria for IT security
      Security techniques -- A framework for IT security assurance
      IT Security techniques -- Code of practice for information
      security management
      Security techniques -- IT network security
      Guidelines for the implementation, operation and management of
      Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
      International Security, Trust, and Privacy Alliance -- Privacy
      Framework


5.17  ITU-T Study Group 2


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com02/index.asp


   Security related recommendations currently under study:
      E.408   Telecommunication networks security requirements  Q.5/2
      (was E.sec1)
      E.409   Incident Organisation and Security Incident Handling  Q.5/
      2 (was E.sec2)


   Note: Access requires TIES account.


5.18  ITU-T Recommendation M.3016


   http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-t/com4/contr/068.html


   This recommendation provides an overview and framework that
   identifies security threats to a TMN and outlines how available
   security services can be applied within the context of the TMN
   functional architecture.


5.19  ITU-T  Recommendation  X.805


   http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-t/aap/sg17aap/history/x805/x805.html


   This Recommendation defines the general security-related
   architectural elements that, when appropriately applied, can provide
   end-to-end network security.





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5.20  ITU-T Study Group 16


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com16/index.asp


   Security of Multimedia Systems and Services - Question G/16


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com16/sg16-qg.html


5.21  ITU-T Study Group 17


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com17/index.asp


   ITU-T Study Group 17 is the Lead Study Group on Communication System
   Security


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com17/cssecurity.html


   Study Group 17 Security Project:


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com17/security/index.html


   During its November 2002 meeting, Study Group 17 agreed to establish
   a new project entitled "Security Project" under the leadership of
   Q.10/17 to coordinate the ITU-T standardization effort on security.
   An analysis of the status on ITU-T Study Group action on information
   and communication network security may be found in TSB Circular 147
   of 14 February 2003.


5.22  Catalogue of ITU-T Recommendations related to Communications
     System Security


   http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-t/com17/activity/cat004.html


   The Catalogue of the approved security Recommendations include those,
   designed for security purposes and those, which describe or use of
   functions of security interest and need.  Although some of the
   security related Recommendations includes the phrase "Open Systems
   Interconnection", much of the information contained in them is
   pertinent to the establishment of security functionality in any
   communicating system.


5.23  ITU-T Security Manual


   http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/edh/files/security-manual.pdf


   TSB is preparing an "ITU-T Security Manual" to provide an overview on
   security in telecommunications and information technologies, describe
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   in today's applications are addressed by ITU-T Recommendations.  This
   manual has a tutorial character: it collects security related
   material from ITU-T Recommendations into one place and explains the
   respective relationships.  The intended audience for this manual is
   engineers and product managers, students and academia, as well as
   regulators who want to better understand security aspects in
   practical applications.


5.24  NRIC VI Focus Groups


   http://www.nric.org/fg/index.html


   The Network Reliability and Interoperability Council (NRIC) was
   formed with the purpose to provide recommendations to the FCC and to
   the industry to assure the reliability and interoperability of
   wireless, wireline, satellite, and cable public telecommunications
   networks.  These documents provide general information and guidance
   on NRIC Focus Group 1B (Cybersecurity) Best Practices for the
   prevention of cyberattack and for restoration following a
   cyberattack.


   Documents:
      Homeland Defense - Recommendations Published 14-Mar-03
      Preventative Best Practices - Recommendations Published 14-Mar-03
      Recovery Best Practices - Recommendations Published 14-Mar-03
      Best Practice Appendices - Recommendations Published 14-Mar-03


5.25  OASIS Security Joint Committee


   http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/
   tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=security-jc


   The purpose of the Security JC is to coordinate the technical
   activities of multiple security related TCs.  The SJC is advisory
   only, and has no deliverables.  The Security JC will promote the use
   of consistent terms, promote re-use, champion an OASIS security
   standards model, provide consistent PR, and promote mutuality,
   operational independence and ethics.


5.26  OASIS Security Services TC


   http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=security


   The Security Services TC is working to advance the Security Assertion
   Markup Language (SAML) as an OASIS standard.  SAML is an XML
   framework for exchanging authentication and authorization
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5.27  OIF Implementation Agreements


   The OIF has 2 approved Implementation Agreements (IAs) relating to
   security.  They are:


   OIF-SMI-01.0 - Security Management Interfaces to Network Elements


   This Implementation Agreement lists objectives for securing OAM&P
   interfaces to a Network Element and then specifies ways of using
   security systems (e.g., IPsec or TLS) for securing these interfaces.
   It summarizes how well each of the systems, used as specified,
   satisfies the objectives.


   OIF - SEP - 01.1 - Security Extension for UNI and NNI


   This Implementation Agreement defines a common Security Extension for
   securing the protocols used in UNI 1.0, UNI 2.0, and NNI.


   Documents:   http://www.oiforum.com/public/documents/Security-IA.pdf


5.28  TIA


   The TIA has produced the "Compendium of Emergency Communications and
   Communications Network Security-related Work Activities".  This
   document identifies standards, or other technical documents and
   ongoing Emergency/Public Safety Communications and Communications
   Network Security-related work activities within TIA and it's
   Engineering Committees.  Many P25 documents are specifically
   detailed.  This "living document" is presented for information,
   coordination and reference.


   Documents:   http://www.tiaonline.org/standards/cip/EMTEL_sec.pdf


5.29  WS-I Basic Security Profile


   http://www.ws-i.org/Profiles/BasicSecurityProfile-1.0.html


   The WS-I Basic Security Profile 1.0 consists of a set of
   non-proprietary Web services specifications, along with
   clarifications and amendments to those specifications which promote
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6.  Security Considerations


   This document describes efforts to standardize security practices and
   documents.  As such this document offers no security guidance
   whatsoever.


   Readers of this document should be aware of the date of publication
   of this document.  It is feared that they may assume that the
   efforts, on-line material, and documents are current whereas they may
   not be.  Please consider this when reading this document.










































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7.  IANA Considerations


   This Internet Draft does not propose a standard but is trying to pull
   together information about the security related efforts of all
   Standards Developing Organizations and some other efforts which
   provide good secuirty methods, practices or recommendations.














































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8.  Acknowledgments


   The following people have contributed to this document.  Listing
   their names here does not mean that they endorse the document, but
   that they have contributed to its substance.


   David Black, Mark Ellison, George Jones, Keith McCloghrie, John
   McDonough, Art Reilly, Chip Sharp, Dane Skow.












































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9.  Changes from Prior Drafts


   -00 : Initial draft


   -01 : Security Glossaries:


         Added ATIS Telecom Glossary 2000, Critical Infrastructure
         Glossary of Terms and Acronyms, Microsoft Solutions for
         Security Glossary, and USC InfoSec Glossary.
      Standards Developing Organizations:
         Added DMTF, GGF, INCITS, OASIS, and WS-I
         Removal of Committee T1 and modifications to ATIS and former T1
         technical subcommittees due to the recent ATIS reorganization.
      Efforts and Documents:
         Added DMTF User and Security WG, DMTF SPAM WG, GGF Security
         Area (SEC), INCITS Technical Committee T4 - Security
         Techniques, INCITS Technical Committee T11 - Fibre Channel
         Interfaces, ISO JTC 1/SC 27 projects, OASIS Security Joint
         Committee, OASIS Security Services TC, and WS-I Basic Security
         Profile.
         Updated Operational Security Requirements for IP Network
         Infrastructure : Advanced Requirements.


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10.  References


10.1  Normative References


   [1]  Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement
        Levels", RFC 2119, STD 14, March 1997.


10.2  Informative References


   [2]  Narten, T. and H. Alvestrand, "Guidelines for writing an IANA
        Considerations Section in RFCs", RFC 2869, BCP 26, October 1998.



Authors' Addresses


   Chris Lonvick
   Cisco Systems
   12515 Research Blvd.
   Austin, Texas  78759
   US


   Phone: +1 512 378 1182
   EMail: clonvick@cisco.com



   David Spak
   Cisco Systems
   12515 Research Blvd.
   Austin, Texas  78759
   US


   Phone: +1 512 378 1720
   EMail: dspak@cisco.com



















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