Security Congress Abstract
Telecommunications networks are now relied upon more than ever before, making them a staple of modern society’s critical infrastructure. Unfortunately, troublesome fraud and security threats are arising alongside the technological advancements represented by today’s unified communications (UC) systems.
The Communications Fraud Control Association in its 2017 annual survey announced that global yearly fraud losses are in the range of $30 billion. The study pointed to compromised PBX/voicemail systems as the top two fraud methods.
What does telephony look like today and how have UC networking schematics made fraudulent activities easier, cheaper and available to more people? In this session, we will address those questions, explore the various risks organizations face, and detail important countermeasures to protect against the multiple threats that telephony poses.