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Unified Communications Security News
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.
January 13, 2017
Here's some advice for a Skype for Business deployment: Plan, plan, plan. Doing your homework upfront and allotting enough network capacity should alleviate headaches later.
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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
The Snowden effect is an increase in public awareness about information privacy and security due to Edward Snowden's revelations about the U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance initiatives after the events of September 11, 2001. Continue Reading
Make sure potential UCaaS providers address multi-tenancy management, end-to-end encryption and session border controller issues for added security. Continue Reading
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Many organizations are viewing UCaaS as a more secure alternative to their on-premises technologies. Is it time for you to consider unified communications as a service? Continue Reading
As enterprises adopt team chat applications, IT leaders should examine security tools. End-to-end encryption, for example, can provide key access to messaging servers. Continue Reading
As more companies tap into enterprise messaging services, certain security considerations arise. Encryption, for instance, is a core requirement for any service. Continue Reading
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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
Proper voice security in the network requires voice gateway isolation, patch protection, next-generation firewalls, traffic encryption and limiting certain VoIP features. 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