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The rise and fall of global telecom fraud

17th November 2016

The Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) has announced the results of its Global Telecom Fraud Survey, reporting an 18% decrease in communication fraud since 2013. CFCA attributes this increase in collaboration and coordination among carriers in identifying and stopping fraudulent activity following the 2013 report, but Paul German, CEO & Founder of VoipSec calls for the CFCA to substantiate this statement, and questions the conclusions of the report.

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Unsecured Voice Calls Leave the Door Wide Open

20th October 2016

VoIP may deliver great savings over traditional telephony, but with call-jacking over unsecured lines costing UK businesses – not the telephony providers – around $1.2 billion a year, the cost/benefit argument is perhaps more complex than many SMEs realise.

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Tech Target: Update session border controllers routinely for secure SIP trunking

1st August 2016

Enterprises need to ensure session border controllers are up to date to combat the changing landscape of voice attacks. Here are seven questions to ask about SBC security.

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Is your Session Border Controller providing a False Sense of Security?

1st July 2016

Organisations have latched on to the need to secure SIP trunking solutions by implementing a Session Border Controller (SBC). The problem is that the vast majority of SBCs are considered not just one- off investments but also one-off deployments. 

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Risk UK: The SIP Security Fallacy

1st July 2016

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Information Security Buzz: Cybercrime Is Hurting UK’s Small Businesses Disproportionately

23rd June 2016

In Paul’s letter to the Editor, he highlights how the industry must increase awareness across the board that any Internet related deployment demands security.

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Information Age: How to do SIP Trunking securely

9th June 2016

In the rush to gain the compelling cost benefits offered by SIP trunking, too many organisations are forgetting the basics of IT deployment.

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Cybercrime is hurting UK's small businesses disproportionately

1st June 2016

As the recent Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) study* highlights, the UK’s small businesses are today more at risk of cybercrime than ever before. Yet, the majority lack both the resources and the skills to put in place appropriate protection, resulting in a lack of security with a total annual cost to small business of around £5.26 billion over 2014 and 2015.

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IT Pro Portal: 5 VoIP security tips every business should implement

18th April 2016

VoIP is a very cost effective, flexible and scalable network solution for businesses big and small but is a target for hackers – what solutions should you be implementing?

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Breaking the Barriers to SIP Security

1st April 2016

As the benefits of VoIP become ever clearer to businesses of every size, sales of the underpinning SIP Trunking technology continue to grow, providing a great revenue stream for vendors and resellers alike. But how many organisations are fundamentally compromising customer relationships by ignoring the need to add security to the SIP Trunking solution?

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Comms Business: ANT Telecom adds VoipSec for secure SIP

10th March 2016

ANT Telecom has added VoipSec’s cloud-based voice security solution, EasySBC, to its SIP trunk offering, allowing customers to deploy secure SIP without the need for significant upfront costs for security hardware.

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Professional Security: SIP Security Fallacy

4th March 2016

Static security doesn’t exist – all security products become vulnerable, so how do you adapt?

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The SIP Security Fallacy

1st March 2016

There is no such thing as static security – all security products become vulnerable over time as the threat landscape evolves. Any ‘deploy once, update infrequently or never’ security solution is inherently flawed. 

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Comms Business: The rise and fall of global telecom fraud

8th February 2016

Angela German, Director of Marketing, VoipSec calls for the CFCA to substantiate this statement, and questions the conclusions of their Global Telecom Fraud Survey.

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Counting the Security Costs of Cheap Calls

1st June 2015

The decision to move to SIP trunking appears straightforward: reduced costs, greater scalability, improved disaster recovery options and access to the productivity benefits enabled by Unified Communications (UC).

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