By Jesse Bird
VoIP Networks have been mainstream for a number of years now. Most recently Cloud based solutions with content deliver not limited to simple UC voice and video, is beginning to be delivered with other application content to smart mobile and desktop endpoint. As reported in TCN’s article on 2/25/2016, the full set of TCP/IP protocols and risks are now fair game on links formerly dedicated to SIP only activities. Now these smart endpoints are being used to participate in multimedia applications in parallel with their business meeting call. The task to secure these endpoints it taken up a level and not just worrying about SBC rulesets for traditional service level issues for jitter, delay, quality, bedrock of acceptable UUC quality for real-time VoIP. This is the age where VoIP and traditional IP traffic merge in both the same security and the ubiquitous Internet landscape. It’s time to protect your Telephony Grid as your Enterprise Ecommerce over the Internet. The Internet of Things will grow exponentially and this is just the first, most obvious place for threat actors to launch.