Authors Mark Lindsey SMTS at ECG

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.


SIP Forum's Virtual SHAKEN/STIR Summit

The SIP Forum is hosting a STIR/SHAKEN Virtual Summit, with presentations from AT&T, Comcast, Metaswitch, TransNexus, Ribbon, and others.


Viewpoint on Metaswitch and Microsoft

The Microsoft-Metaswitch acquisition had been long in the making. What's behind it? And what does it bode for today's Metaswitch operators?


SHAKEN/STIR: Quick Insights from an FCC Proposal to Fight Robocalling

The FCC's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking gives helpful insight for Service Providers fighting robocalling and implementing SHAKEN/STIR.


Office. Home. Distributed. Effective.

How ECG maximizes effectiveness with a widely distributed workforce in a mixture of office and home environments.


SD-WAN for UCaaS Voice and Video Calling (Video)

At the Cloud Communications Alliance (CCA) Summit in Miami, opinions are strong about the critical features of SD-WAN and its importance for reliable voice and video.


"Would you like some Huddle space with that?" Five takeaways from Enterprise Connect 2019

Enterprise Connect 2019 focused on Small-room video systems and Cloud-hosted Contact Center platforms, with lots of other small bits in the orbit.


Cisco-BroadSoft Pushes BroadWorks Operators Toward Better Patching

Cisco's support site now aggressively warns BroadWorks operators when patches are missing.


What you need to know about STIR/SHAKEN in Seven Key Facts

Seven basic facts about the laws, the logic, and the technical implementation of STIR/SHAKEN to fight robocalling.


Holiday Training Special 2018!

New training specials from ECG lock in savings and give you the maximum flexibility for 2019.


Hysteresis Histrionics: Slow SIP Failover for Better Reliability

To provide reliable SIP failover -- do it slowly.


ECG: Engineering BroadWorks at US Department of Justice

MIAMI, FLORIDA - BroadSoft Connections 2018 - The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has now allowed ECG to publish information about the long-term relationship in which ECG, Inc. has been proudly supporting Federal law enforcement since 2007. This partnership is one of ECG's proudest contributions to reliable communications for critical, life-saving goals. The US DOJ approved release of the info...


ECGSA-18A: Evidence of Botnet-assisted SIP Attacks exploiting SIP-UA Configuration Files for traffic pumping fraud

Original Release Date: September 19, 2018. Updated 18:19 UTC Systems Affected SIP Service Providers and Enterprises Background & Description SIP based Enterprises and Service Providers (SIP Operators) that provide SIP UA configuration files (such as for Cisco, Polycom, Yealink, Mitel devices), but which do not authenticate those downloads effectively, are vulnerable to attack by...


Outage-Ready: Networks Ready for Anything

Network Outages are going to happen. The marketing department talks about Zero Outages -- and that's a great goal to have. But as the pragmatic engineering and operations team, you can prepare for outages to prevent them and to remediate instantly. Skip the Pretend Redundancy Detect and Triage Faults PCAP: Packet capture Ready for Remote Testing Logging Enabled & Synchronized Prepare the h...