About this Course

Code TPLT1303
Duration 1 Day

This half-day course provides a detailed overview of the security environment developed for LTE networks, including the LTE AKA (Authentication and Key Agreement) procedures and the provisions for Non-Access Stratum, Access Stratum, Access Network and Core Network security.

Who would benefit
This course is designed for engineers, managers and other personnel who have a need to acquire a technical overview of the security environment employed within LTE networks. It will also be of benefit to those in the wider technical community who have a need to understand the security protocols employed by cellular networks


Attendance on this course assumes previous attendance on the LTE/SAE Engineering Overview course (LT3600) or equivalent basic LTE knowledge. An understanding of legacy 2G and 3G security procedures would be an advantage as would a basic understanding of LTE network architecture and functionality.


  • Security Threats and mitigations
  • 3GPP Security Strata and the LTE Security Architecture
  • Non-Access Stratum, Access Stratum, Access Network and Core Network Security
  • Overall AKA Process
  • Security Contexts
  • Subscriber and UE Identifiers
  • Authentication Process, Vectors and Algorithms
  • Key Agreement Procedures
  • AKA Keys and Algorithms
  • Key Hierarchy, Key Sets and Key Set Identifiers
  • Key Derivation Functions
  • KeNB Chaining and the NH (Next Hop) Key
  • EEA and EIA Security Algorithms
  • Security Procedures

1 Day


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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