VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) Business Phone Systems are becoming more and more popular among businesses. They offer many advantages over traditional landline phones, such as cost savings and enhanced mobility. However, VoIP systems are also vulnerable to hacking attacks. In this blog post, we will discuss some security tips that will help protect your VoIP Business Phone System from hackers.
Use a VoIP security gateway
A VoIP security gateway is a hardware device that sits between your VoIP system and the public Internet. It acts as a firewall, protecting your VoIP system from hackers.
Use VoIP encryption
VoIP encryption is a process of encoding VoIP calls using mathematical algorithms. This makes it difficult for hackers to eavesdrop on VoIP calls.
Use a VPN
A VPN (Virtual Private Network) encrypts all data that is sent between your VoIP system and the VPN server. This makes it impossible for hackers to intercept and read VoIP traffic.
Use strong passwords
Many VoIP systems come with a default password that is easy to guess. Hackers can use this password to gain access to your VoIP system. To protect your system, change the default password to a strong and unique password. You should use passwords that are at least 8 characters long and contain a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
Keep your VoIP system up-to-date
VoIP systems are constantly evolving, and new security vulnerabilities are discovered all the time. To make sure your VoIP system is secure, keep it up-to-date with the latest security patches.
By following these security tips, you can protect your VoIP Business Phone System from hackers. Luckily, your VoIP provider can enact these tips on your behalf. If you have any questions, please contact Advanced Communication Systems today at 800-750-3624. Please feel free to also follow us on Twitter.