Hold the phone, VOIP isn't safe

Tuesday, 8 February 2005, 10:27 AM EST

In recognition of the fact that new technologies are just as valuable to wrongdoers as to those in the right, a new industry group has formed to look at the security threats inherent in voice over internet protocol.

The VOIP Security Alliance, or VOIPSA, launches on Monday. So far, 22 entities, including security experts, researchers, operators and equipment vendors, have signed up. They range from equipment vendor Siemens and phone company Qwest to research organization The SANS Institute.

By Elizabeth Biddlecombe at Wired.

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