Unified Communications Security
The integration of all voice and video communications into a public data network or into a common desktop means that Unified Communications (UC) are no more secure than workstations and enterprise data networks. However, there are threats and ways of attack that are relevant specifically to unified communications, or are become applicable to unified communications.
The use of unified communications solutions can expose sensitive traffic/data to unreliable/untrusted networks. There are thousands of threats and vulnerabilities/weaknesses that can jeopardize the information. Some indicative examples include denial of service attacks, Spoofing eavesdropping, Fuzzing, Callwalking. Traditional data security solutions provide only partial protection, as they have not been designed with the particularities of voice networks in mind.
Specialized solutions for VoIP Security such as VoIP proxy, VoIP firewall as well as adequate separation of data from voice networks.