NIST issues recommendations for secure VOIP

Friday, 7 January 2005, 4:59 PM EST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has offered some cautionary advice for offices considering moving their telephone systems to voice over IP.

“VOIP introduces both security risks and opportunities,” NIST said in a recently released report. “Lower cost and greater flexibility are among the promises of VOIP for the enterprise, but VOIP should not be installed without careful consideration of the security problems introduced.”

By William Jackson at GCN.

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