TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Telecommunications Physical Network Security Standard
Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.
Arlington VA. (July 6, 2021) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for document TIA-5017-A initially titled ” Telecommunications Physical Network Security Standard “. TR-42.1 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: ” This document covers the security of telecom cables, pathways, spaces, & other elements of the physical infrastructure. It includes design guidelines, installation practices, administration, & management. It addresses guidelines for new construction as well as renovation of existing buildings. The document also provides installation guidelines, for implementing security cabling systems for premise security systems with an integrated security approach. Justification: This Standard will enable the planning and installation of physical network security systems that protect critical telecommunications infrastructure elements.
The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Cabling system designers, consultants, architects, engineers; manufacturers, facilities management organizations, contractors, integrators.
TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.
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