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VoIP Security Best Practices

There has been much talk lately about VoIP security.The FCC has a page to warn consumers and businesses alike about Voicemail hacks. (The FCC calls it Voice Mail Fraud but it’s really about hacking the voicemail system to enable toll...

Security VoIP and Otherwise

There are certainly security risks with VoIP. (And we will get to that). But let us not forget that TDM voice is easy to hack too. A pair of alligator clips and people can dial from your line or listen...

Expectations in 2011 with Jon Arnold

Jon Arnold joins me for a chat about what to expect in 2011. We touch on Acme Packet, SBC, security, outages, IPv4, Cloud and Social CRM. It's a full 25 minutes....

I Cannot Keep Up. CBEY Maxes Cloud

Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY), a leading provider of IT and communications services to 55,000 small businesses across the country, today announced that it has acquired the assets of privately held MaximumASP and its affiliated companies, as well as the outstanding...

More Mergers

Windstream bought Q-Comm this week. Q-Comm owns Norlight and KDL for $782M - cash, stock and debt. Windstream gets 30,000 fiber route miles (whatever the heck that is). It also acquires about 5500 SMB customers to complement what it bought...

Another Digital Security Risk

Who knew that copiers were such a digital security risk? ...

This is not a Phone Booth

This is not a phone booth. It's a car. Try driving without using your cell phone....

Chatting with Jon Arnold

I enjoy talking telecom, especially with other smart people in the Industry. Here are two short conversations with Industry Analyst, Jon Arnold. Jon Arnold discusses Cyber Security, but more specifically on Jon's take on the Shadow Network that he wrote about....

PCI Compliance in the Cloud

On this blog, the author posts a reply from Amazon about the level of PCI Security of EC2 and Amazone Web Services. As for PCI level 2 compliance, that requires external scanning via a 3rd party, PCI-approved vendor. It is possible...

Start-up Venture Capital

I'm getting ready to run downstairs to the Florida Venture Forum 2009 Early Stage Venture Capital Conference outside Orlando at Omni ChampionsGate. Beautiful golf course.  It will be interesting to see who is here. I am hoping 2 companies made...

CIO's Top Tech Investments

Robert Half interviewed 1400 CIO's for a research study (press release here), It's not a surprising list: Security, VOIP, Virtualization, SAAS, and data center efficiency. Considering power costs much more than space, getting energy and hardware efficient means cost savings....

Why Security Will Be Priority 1

As I skim the Verizon Business 2009 Data Breach Investigations Report (PDF) to find that "295 million records were compromised and there were 90 confirmed breaches last year", I think where is the security? The Intrusion Detection Systems, the firewalls,...

7 Steps to Better SIP Security on Asterisk by JT

John Todd is an Asterisk evangelist and works for Digium. VoIP Users Conference reposted John's 7 steps to better SIP Security on Asterik (here). The reason for the 7 steps now? "In the last few months, a number of new...

IT Folks Chatting About Communications

During a discussion online, some interesting items popped up.Companies ban Instant Message. One IT Security Consultant looks at the irony of it here. Tele-Presence is all about improved efficiency in communicating -- no more phone tag, less voicemail, that kind...

Do You Work on Encrypted VoIP?

I am on Peter Shankman's HARO list. This morning there is a UK reporter from Future Intelligence looking for anyone working on Encrypted VoIP in Europe. (Deadline is 9/15). The Editor, Peter Warren, is looking for: "I am looking for...

SPIT and Vomit

We had the huge DNS security hole a couple of weeks ago. Now we have the BGP security flaw. What next?Well, according to a presentation by VOIPSA, there are threats out there to target SIP. BTW, VOIPSA is the VoIP...

How Safe is the Cloud?

Network World has a story about how an online storage site, Linkup, formerly known as MediaMax, shut down this week after 45% of the data was lost. Who's fault is it? Well, the article tries to figure that out.As we...

PCI Compliance

Elizabeth Bowles at Aristotle.Net gave a session on e-Commerce that included some PCI DSS stuff. PCI DSS is like HIPAA in a lot of ways: buzz but no one has a handle on it. There's more myth than fact, but...

SAAS and Security

Here's the downside to SAAS: security breach and down time.This week Amazon was down twice, which is hard to believe because I can not remember them being unavailable. Yahoo Mail has had outages. Twitter is constantly down.Every data center, even...
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