DOCSIS 3.1 introduces a whole new range of possibilities for signing and co-signing images, as explained in a previous blog post . Getting the correct software version on each modem in the field can be an operational challenge. This blog post explains how the Excentis DOCSIS Signing Tool can help by co-signing software images.
The Excentis CodeSigner DOCSIS® Signing Tool is a command line tool for signing and co-signing Cable Modem software images. Operators and manufacturers use it to sign and co-sign both (Euro)DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 3.1 software images.
The Excentis CodeSigner DOCSIS® Signing Tool offers both Cable Modem vendors and operators the ability to sign and co-sign Cable Modem software images, both for real deployment and testing purposes.
As demonstrated during our interop event , Remote PHY Devices (RPD) are reaching maturity. Contrary to other MSO (operator) core equipment, an RPD may be installed in an untrusted part of the MSO’s network. This requires special attention from a security point of view. This blogpost explains how to update the RPD’s software in a secure way.