Guidance and Advice

RAG is glad to share useful reference materials made available by its members. The documents on this page have been reviewed by RAG Committee members and approved for general use. The copyright of each document remains with the original owner; these documents have been shared with the owner’s permission.

Guide to Useful Telecoms Risk Assurance Acronyms and Terms

This glossary of words and acronyms was provided by Mandy Blackburn of Roscom. This is an updated version of a document previously included in this repository; the new version was approved on 20th November 2017. You can download it by clicking the following link, or you can view it below.

Guide to useful Telecoms RA Acronyms (RAG2017) issue 2.1 RAG reviewed.pdf

A Study of the Impact of OTT Bypass on Revenues and Quality of Service

This paper was submitted to RAG by Merve Şahin. It was approved on 26th July 2017. You can view it below or download it from here.

Merve has also written a number of other papers of interest to telecoms risk and security professionals, such as this review of the kinds and causes of telephony network fraud. You can learn more about the research done by Merve and her colleagues at Eurecom’s Software and System Security Group by visiting their website.

Worked Example for Using Statistics for Precision Assurance

This paper was written and submitted by Eric Priezkalns. It was approved on 10th March 2017. You can view it below or download it from here.

White Paper Using Logic to Analyse Completeness, Accuracy, Validity and Timeliness in Revenue Assurance

This paper was written and submitted by Eric Priezkalns. It was approved on 10th March 2017. You can view it below or download it from here.

Guide to Missing Trader Intra-Community (MTIC) Fraud and Sales Tax Fraud in General

This guidebook was written and submitted by David Morrow. It was approved on 19th July 2016. You can view it below or download it from here.