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Security Considerations for Voice Over IP Systems

Published

Author(s)

David R. Kuhn, Thomas J. Walsh, S G. Fries

Abstract

Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) refers to the transmission of speech across data-style networks. This form of transmission is conceptually superior to conventional circuit switched communication in many ways. However, a plethora of security issues are associated with still-evolving VOIP technology. This publication introduces VOIP, its security challenges, and potential countermeasures for VOIP vulnerabilities.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-58
Report Number
800-58

Keywords

Telecommunications security, Voice Over Internet Protocol, VOIP, vulnerabilities

Citation

Kuhn, D. , Walsh, T. and Fries, S. (2005), Security Considerations for Voice Over IP Systems, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=150222 (Accessed September 21, 2021)
Created January 1, 2005, Updated February 19, 2017