Featuring 9 Papers as of December 29, 2008
Security Considerations for Avaya ESS Implementation
by Thomas McDermott - December 29, 2008
This paper addresses the security requirements of an enterprise PBX. The sample PBX architecture is an Avaya Enterprise Survivable Server (ESS) environment supporting an enterprise with multiple call centers.
Skype: A Practical Security Analysis
by Bert Hayes - October 15, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to suggest best practices and recommendations when running Skype.
VoIP Security Vulnerabilities
by David Persky - December 21, 2007
Since the dawn of time, humans have tried to communicate with each other. As languages and dialects prospered, the forms of communication became more advanced by using letters in various alphabets and writing messages on papers or letters. From the Caeser cipher that Julius Caesar used where letters in encrypted messages were actually three letters off, to the Nazis in WWII who built and used the Enigma machine to encrypt military communications, to SIP-TLS to encrypt VoIP conversations, as forms of communication have advanced there have been subsequent efforts to keep those communications secret by one party, and to identify the clear message by a second party.
Security Issues and Countermeasure for VoIP
by Jianqiang Xin - February 7, 2007
This paper focuses on these VoIP specific security threats and the countermeasures to mitigate the problem.
Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Security
by Greg Tucker - January 17, 2005
This paper will describe Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to a level that allows discussion of security issues and concerns. Business concerns of implementing VoIP, components of a VoIP system, and relevant security issues and concerns as they apply to the topics, are explored.
The VoIP Dilemma
by Fernando Robles - August 15, 2004
This paper intends to discuss the general security concerns that need to be considered during the design and implementations of a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) converged infrastructure.
Latency and QoS for Voice over IP
by Karie Gonia - March 20, 2004
This paper will familiarize the reader with the fundamentals of a VoIP (Voice over IP) implementation and its effects. VoIP has been a front runner for companies looking to take advantage of IP.
Security Concerns with VOIP
by Eric Weiss - August 20, 2001
This paper will briefly discuss the following IP telephony standards: H.323 from the ITU, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) from the IETF,and MGCP by the Media Control Working Group.
Secure Voice Over IP
by Brian Stringfellow - August 15, 2001
The purpose of this document is to give a general overview of Voice over IP (VoIP) and to explain the essential security issues surrounding a successful VoIP deployment.
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