Personal Data Exposure
Personal Data Collection
Mediatrix products collect the basic personal data required for the proper delivery of the telecommunication service. The actual collected data depends on the type of users and how the Mediatrix products are administrated.
|Type of users||Collected Personal Information||Collected Activity Information|
|End-Users||Name and phone number used to register to the telecommunication provider service.||Calls history for billing purposes and call details and recordings for
troubleshooting purposes. For example:
|System Administrators and Technical Support||Account name and password used to access the product for administrative and troubleshooting purposes.||
Personal Data Processing
Personal data is processed in Mediatrix products through the following activities:
- Configuring and storing end-user data
- Recording voice and fax calls
- Logging call history (CDR)
- Logging administration audit trails
- Access of the personal data by an authorised system administrator
- Provisioning data
- Maintenance, administration and technical support records
- Audit trails
- End-user activity records
- End-User personal content
- Recording voice and fax calls for troubleshooting
Personal Data Transfers
The following collected personal data may be transferred to other systems, depending on how the device administrators configure the Mediatrix products.
- Call Details Records (CDR) may be sent to an external call accounting system.
- Logs may be sent over an external monitoring system for live troubleshooting.
- Administration activity logs may be sent over an external monitoring system for auditing.
- Backups of the Mediatrix products, containing collected personal data, may be retrieved by an authorised system administrator.
- Network captures from the Mediatrix products, containing collected personal data, may be retrieved by an authorised system administrator for troubleshooting purposes.
Personal Data Protection
System and Data Protection
To protect the end-user personal data stored inside the Mediatrix devices, the device administrator should control and restrict access to the management interfaces by:
- Forcing the use of a strong authentication password
- Authorising LAN access only
- Using the device firewall service to limit the remote access to the device to only authorized peers and authorised services
- Using an external firewall
- Enabling IEEE 802.1x authentication of Ethernet link
The device administrator may also enforce the use of encryption and authentication for a secure administration of the Mediatrix devices:
- Authenticated Management Interfaces:
- Web Interface: HTTPS with trusted certificates
- CWMP: HTTPS with trusted certificates
- CLI: SSH
- Secure Management Operations:
- Consult or retrieve the stored personal data: HTTPS with trusted certificates
- Provisioning: HTTPS with trusted certificates
- Firmware upgrades: HTTPS with trusted certificates
- Backup/restore: HTTPS with trusted certificates
Communications Protection (VoIP Calls)
The device administrator may configure the encryption of the data that transits through Mediatrix products:
- Call signalling: SIP over TLS with trusted certificates
- Media packets: SRTP
Access and Communications
- User (no password access)
- Observer (read-only)
All the management interfaces are restricted to authorised accounts only, verified by username and password. Refer to the System and Data Protection section for the list of management interfaces and how to protect them.
The account credentials may be stored locally in the Mediatrix devices or in an external RADIUS authentication server.
In all cases, the device administrator should restrict the physical access to the Mediatrix products.
The Mediatrix products allow an authorised system administrator to delete end-user registration information (name and number).
- call history
- call recordings
- network captures
A factory reset can be performed by a system administrator to revert a Mediatrix device back to its default factory state through a factory reset, thus erasing all the collected data and configuration.
Audit trail logs of the system administrator activities may be enabled by the device administrator. These audit logs may be temporarily stored locally or sent through syslog to an external monitoring system.
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