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The ECG staff technical blog.


Analysis of CVE-2021-44228 log4 Vulnerability for ECG Software

We describe which versions of ECG software include the log4j software and how to manage risk.


It’s Not Just STIR/SHAKEN. Here’s What Else You Need to Know About Robocall Mitigation.

Are you aware of all the regulations and requirements associated with robocall mitigation? Learn what they are in this blog.


Navigating Robocall Mitigation With STIR/SHAKEN

Robocall mitigation and STIR/SHAKEN compliance are now required for providers. Learn everything you need to know in our blog.


Free Ebook: Understanding STIR/SHAKEN and Other Compliance Requirements

STIR/SHAKEN isn’t the only change impacting voice service providers today. Learn more about other compliance requirements in our blog.


Infographic: Instantly Scale Your Engineering Team With Staff Augmentation

Is your engineering team bogged down by menial tasks or ones outside their knowledge base? Learn more about how staff augmentation can help.
 


Executive Summary: Compliance Management and Voice Networking

Is your voice engineering team knowledgeable on what it takes to stay compliant? Find out if you’re up on voice service provider compliance in this blog.
 


What Staff Augmentation Brings to Your Business

If your engineers struggle to know it all and do it all, your business could benefit from staff augmentation. Learn why in this blog.


Q&A: Do I need SHAKEN/STIR on a simple network? Understanding Intra-Network Tagging

Do we really need to do SHAKEN/STIR on a super-simple network? And what's the point of intra-network SHAKEN/STIR?


Top News from the World of BroadWorks

News on shrinking and expansion of the BroadWorks marketplace, dominated by growth at Verizon, Vonage, TPX, and Evolve IP. New BroadWorks integrations on network management, call recording, Kakapo, TekVizion, Yealink, and Snom. And updates from Cisco.


Managing Production Server Operating Systems - the CentOS Case Study

Operating System selections in Service Provider networks are Key decisions. We examine some of the big factors everyone should consider in choosing operating systems and use the December 2020 policy change announced by Red Hat as an example Case Study, with special attention to compatibility with the Cisco BroadWorks calling platform.


What's the Top News on Cisco BroadWorks - December 2020

New Briefs on BroadWorks popularity, System Management, Automation, Enhancements for IMS Providers, Call Center, Device Management, Webex, and Compliance.


Defend the BroadWorks XSP from Device Management Scanning Attacks

Cisco BroadWorks Device Management (DMS) servers are under continuous attack, as bad actors seek to access SIP Device configuration details. They use ths configurations to compromise the service, committing toll fraud, including traffic pumping costing millions of dollars per year. This article explains defensive approaches and gives a complete configuration to mitigate these attacks using a free, open source tool.


Troubleshooting Common Problems with SIP Signaling Delivery

Tips for Troubleshooting and Identifying some of the most common problems with SIP Signaling Delivery: Fragmentation, Retransmission, Symmetrical Signaling, SIP ALGs, and Busy Lamp Field (BLF).


SIP Registration with Authentication - Excerpt from ECGT2010 Training

Learn how SIP registration with authentication is performed in the presence of a Session Border Controller. Join ECG for live training to strengthen your SIP knowledge and earn a certificate from ECG.


How the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Supports Fighting Telecom Fraud

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is applied to assess and improve security defenses in Civilian government organizations and many enterprises. It can be used as a tool developing your Telecom / VoIP / Voice Fraud defenses.