VOIP is as secure as you make it

Monday, 17 May 2004, 1:05 PM EST

Jim Louderback was laying down the gauntlet and challenging me, his newly minted VOIP/Telecom topic center editor, when he wrote "Security Holes Make VOIP a Risky Business." But he flings his glove upon some incorrect assumptions.

First, he appears to be mixing up the hobbyist's early adoption of Voice-over-the-Internet with the more sober, secure, and sonorous VOIP- based telephony systems that businesses now install. The former dawned about 1995 with VocalTec software you could buy in a box at CompUSA for $50, and was used primarily by technophiles speaking voice packets home to Mom in India, over the open Internet. Voice quality was choppy and delayed.

By Ellen Muraskin at eWeek.

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