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Unified Communications Security News
December 19, 2017
New Microsoft telephony tools put some pressure on Skype for Business users to switch to Teams. Meanwhile, Cisco Spark security gets a key certification.
June 13, 2017
Analysts discuss IBM strengthening Connections by acquiring an intranet platform, Mitel's IoT and collaboration application, and the growing need for cloud-based security services.
March 10, 2017
Historically, cloud technology has scared off large enterprises due to security concerns. Now, as cloud security improves, enterprise cloud migration is on the rise.
February 22, 2017
UC security is not a priority, according to a survey of IT professionals. But security should not be overlooked, as cloud UC creates new risks.
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With greater use of cloud, unified communications platforms are now inherent to all the security risks of other parts of IT. UC security must become an IT priority. Continue Reading
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For contact centers, click-to-call capabilities add another layer of security concerns. Denial-of-service attacks and premium rate fraud can be especially harmful. Continue Reading
As more organizations move their communications infrastructure to the cloud, session border controllers must follow suit. In 2016, nearly 40% of North American business users were using some form ... Continue Reading
While popular among consumers, virtual assistant tools are not exactly deployed in enterprises. But IT leaders are showing interest in this emerging business technology. Continue Reading
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Cloud-based collaboration software offers productivity benefits, but carries security risks. Learn about three collaboration security threats facing organizations and how to address them. Continue Reading
As UC platforms become more open to the outside world, IT leaders need to heed newer threats, including guest-access features, federation capabilities and cloud services. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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Unified communications security is venturing into unknown territory with the growing trend of embedding communications into business applications. New security challenges could emerge for IT as ... Continue Reading
Security is a priority when moving communications to the cloud. Organizations must do their due diligence when evaluating cloud providers' UC security expertise. Continue Reading
A UC cloud-based architecture has similar network needs as on-premises systems. Networking expert Carrie Higbie Goetz explains why SBC services are necessary in a cloud environment. Continue Reading