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Telecommunications Security

TacTero | Feel safe in your network

Tactero defends your cellular and Wi-Fi communications from IMSI catchers, rogue access points, and similar attacks against your radio access networks.

IMSI catchers are used by advanced adversaries to intercept cellular voice, data, and SMS communications.

IMSI catchers silently downgrade encryption and other security mechanisms to locate devices, steal sensitive information, and inject malicious data onto the targeted device. Tactero is the only effective defense against these advanced attacks.

Passive Features

  • Rogue IMSI/Wi-Fi catcher detection – monitor radio signals and process the signals at the Tactero probes and Tactero server to detect malicious devices
  • 2G/3G/4G communication decoding – focused on the most common cellular radio access technology (5G available as an optional component)
  • Radio spectrum usage & abnormalities – uses software defined radio (SDR) probes to improve detection and reduce false positives

Active Features

  • Cell locking & attach attempt – connect to malicious devices to catalog their activity
  • Device fingerprinting – build database of IMSI/Wi-Fi catcher behavior

Optional Features

  • Jamming – active methods of neutralizing rogue devices once detected
  • Honeypot – active method of feeding IMSI/Wi-Fi catcher false data to thwart attackers


- Detect and fingerprint cellular base stations;
- Analyze the behavior of new and existing stations to detect malicious activity;
- Alert when malicious base stations (IMSI catchers) are detected.


- Detect rogue Wi-Fi base stations;
- Monitor Wi-Fi networks for malicious activity;
- Protect IoT devices on Wi-Fi networks;
- Inventory Wi-Fi devices in your location.


- Protect Bluetooth, 5G, ZigBee, LoRa and other radio access networks;
- Integrate active countermeasures to disable detected threats;
- Integrate with your existing SOC environment.

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