DHS, SecureLogix develop TDoS attack defense

July 11, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has partnered with security firm SecureLogix to develop technology to defend against telephony denial-of-service attacks, which remain a significant threat to emergency call centers, banks, schools and hospitals.


The DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate said this week the office and SecureLogix were making “rapid progress” in developing defenses against call spoofing and robocalls — two techniques used by criminals in launching telephony denial-of-service (TDoS) attacks to extort money. Ultimately, the S&T’s goal is to “shift the advantage from TDoS attackers to network administrators.”…

February 28, 2017

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)…

February 22, 2017

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.

Unified communications security seems like a no-brainer, but a report has found that it’s not on the radar for…