Even though VoIP is well on its way to widespread adoption, a new survey from In-Stat has found that many businesses haven't yet taken steps to increase security to take account of these new converged communications systems.
The market research firm says that its survey of
"No mechanisms for securing VoIP had more than 50% penetration across all sizes of business," revealed Victoria Fodale, In-Stat analyst. "Proactive measures, including periodic security audits and pre-deployment assessments had low percentages of penetration too, even among the larger organisations."
The In-Stat survey also found that four-fifths of respondents deployed some type of VoIP solution in their companies and that between 2007 and 2010, 168 million IP PBX lines will be shipped into the business premises in the