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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-8-8053

Number 9-8-8053
Priority Important
Description SS7 DoS Protection: Network Operators should establish thresholds for various SS7 message types to ensure that DoS conditions are not created. Also, alarming should be configured to monitor these types of messages to alert when DoS conditions are noted. Rigorous screening procedures can increase the difficulty of launching DDoS attacks. Care must be taken to distinguish DDoS attacks from high volumes of legitimate signaling messages. Maintain backups of signaling element data.
Network Type(s) Wireline
Industry Role(s) Network Operator
Keyword(s) Cyber Security;Intrusion Detection;Network Elements;Network Operations;