Assessing the security of network equipment.

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This document provides guidance on how operators should assess the security of vendor’s security processes and vendor equipment and is referenced in the Telecom Security Act Code of Practice.

The purpose of the guidance is to allow operators to objectively assess the cyber risk due to use of the vendor’s equipment. This is performed by gathering objective, repeatable evidence on the security of the vendor’s processes and network equipment.

NCSC-Vendor-Security-Assessment

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/report/vendor-security-assessment