VOIP brings associated security risks

Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 2:03 PM EST

As local companies gear up to take advantage of the new legislation allowing voice over IP, many have not fully considered the additional security risks associated with the converged network. Martin May, African Director of Enterasys Networks, looks at the additional risk when running a converged network.

As applications such as IP telephony and storage over IP are being considered for implementation in the enterprise network, best-effort availability services and traditional security methods are no longer sufficient to support these new applications.

By Martin May at IT Web.

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