ZTE has obtained the certification of NESAS Cybersecurity Certification Scheme - German Implementation (NESAS CCS-GI) with its 5G NR gNodeB product.
NESAS CCS-GI is German national certification scheme for 5G network, which includes process audits and product testing. According to Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), "With the new certification, manufacturers of 5G mobile communications components may have the IT security properties of their 5G products independently checked and thus comply with the certification obligation for critical components in 5G networks contained in the Telecommunications Act, as amended (TKG). The national certification scheme also serves as a model for a future European certification scheme under Regulation (EU) 2019/881 (Cybersecurity Act (CSA)). With its experience and knowledge, BSI is actively involved in shaping the future European 5G certification scheme (EU5G) and is thus driving forward secure digitization in Europe.”
As the first 5G equipment vendor with its 5G NR product obtained the NESAS CCS-GI certification, ZTE has demonstrated full compliance with all process requirements and security specifications during the certification.
The accomplishment of this certification demonstrates to the fullest extent that ZTE's product security governance and 5G NR product have complied with the stringent security requirements of Germany. Also, ZTE's gained practical experience contributes to advancing NESAS CCS-GI certification.