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Are VoIP Phones Secure?

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE News, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures


phone keypadA recent article identified and discussed a security flaw in VoIP phones. I am not advocating throwing away your VoIP phone system and going back to analog; I recommend educating yourself to the possible threat, measuring the likelihood of that threat in your environment, and making corrective measures if necessary.

Most of the electronic devices we use on a daily basis have security flaws. This includes smart phones, laptops, desktops, servers, and even cars. We read about how these devices are vulnerable regularly in the media. I believe being aware of these issues is imperative to being diligent about your personal security as well as corporate security.

Read the full article here:

VoIP Phones: Eavesdropping Alert
Default Settings Pose Surveillance, Fraud Risks, Experts Warn
Mathew J. Schwartz • February 15, 2016


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