Communication and financial technology have both undergone rapid transformations over the years. The ways we talk and exchange money are almost entirely different than what we saw decades ago.
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is working to make sure TDoS attacks cannot disrupt critical phone systems including emergency calls to public-safety answering points (PSAPs) through two research projects.
Unified communications security is venturing into unknown territory with the growing trend of embedding communications into business applications. New security challenges could emerge for IT as organizations fuse their communications to business apps by using APIs and communications platform as a service (CPaaS).
UC security is not a priority, according to a survey of IT professionals. But security should not be overlooked, as cloud UC creates new risks.
Cyber threats are constantly evolving, and 2017 is ramping up to be a banner year for security. Last year brought forth new and incomparable in scale attacks directed at high-profile brands. According to Control Risks, the attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals doubled in frequency. Across South East Asia, government, finance, and telecoms sectors were the most frequently targeted. It is becoming imperative for enterprises to invest in cyber security defense systems and collaborate with experts who can advise on the best preventive strategies.
Enterprises aren't adequately supporting IT in addressing challenges with unified communications (UC) endpoint device management, which is leading to significant overspending and security issues.