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06.2017

5G Core Network – a Short Overview

The 5G System (5GS) will have three main components as defined below: 5G Access Network (5G-AN) 5G Core Network (5GC) Use Equipment (UE) This blog is dedicated to describing the main components of the 5G Core Network as defined by the ongoing efforts at 3GPP SA [1]. The 5G system is being designed to support […]

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06.2016

Protect the Control Plane – part 2, CoPP.

After we prove the CPU utilization can be easily increased by anyone anytime (as shown in the previous blog post, “Protect the Control Plane – part 1, trivial attack.”), I feel obliged to show how to quickly prevent the cause of potential network and services damage.

Author: Marcin Bialy
05.2016

Protect the Control Plane – part 1, trivial attack.

How many of you use the control plane protection features given by vendor with the benefit of inventory? From what I see mostly, is very very rare practice to use CoPP. Most of network people haven’t even heard of it. “Because my network performs well, why should I protect control plane?” I need to start […]

Author: Marcin Bialy
 

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