Customers voice concern over IP telephony security

By | March 6, 2006

Security fears are the biggest concern of internet protocol (IP) telephony customers worldwide, according to a senior Alcatel executive. Speaking to IT Weekly at the Alcatel Enterprise Forum in Paris, France, last month, Gabriel Karam, marketing and business development manager for enterprise solution devices, Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey, said tackling security issues was a key priority for the company.

“What we are seeing is that security is the main concern of customers. And one of our main aims in IP communications is to improve security when we implement voice over internet protocol (VoIP) networks,” he stated.

“The biggest threat is computer viruses. The other threat is hackers gaining access to the network,” he added.Read Full Story

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