8 VoIP Threats You Need to Be Aware Of

Posted by Mike Woellert on Feb 3, 2017 9:30:00 AM

 IP-based communications opened a world of opportunities and also a world of threats. Below are eight major VoIP threats of which you should be aware.

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Topics: VoIP Service Provider, VoIP, voip security

How To Combat Call Center Scams

Posted by Jan Ritter on Nov 30, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Protect Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Fraud Calling

Fraud calling is more than an annoying and unwanted phone call at supper time. It has become an international multi-million dollar industry which the U.S. Department of Justice is working to fight.

On October 27, 2016 an indictment was unsealed charging and arresting persons and entities for alleged involvement in a transnational criminal organization victimizing tens of thousands of U.S. citizens and taking hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Topics: VoIP, voip security

Two-Factor Authentication: Increasing Information Security

Posted by Mike Woellert on Sep 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Information security is on everyone’s mind, from the IT manager of a large business to the individual that manages life online and through mobile devices. However, information is only as secure as the passwords you’ve used to protect it. Data breaches in this connected world seem to start at the same place: passwords. They are still guessable and hacker’s tools have advanced, whether it’s a key logger or malware that’s been unknowingly installed on your network, machine or device.

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Topics: VoIP, VoIP Service Carriers, voip security

5 Ways to Prevent Security Threats On Your VoIP Network

Posted by Mike Woellert on Jun 4, 2015 11:00:00 AM

In one of our recent blog posts, we mentioned security threats that you should be monitoring on your company’s network. Threats can be a nuisance, especially if they lead to network downtime, which can have an adverse effect on your customer’s satisfaction. When it comes to these threats, what’s the best way to handle them? What can you do to avoid these voip security threats?

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Topics: VoIP, VoIP Business Service, voip security