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Sipera rolls out E-SBC


Siper Systems (www.sipera.com) has introduced an E-SBC (Enterprise Session Border Controller) appliance, designed for SIP trunk termination and including a VoIP integration module for rapid installation and implementation.

Sipera says the E-SBC can deployed in as little as two hours for typical implementations and can scale from 10 to 10,000 concurrent sessions.  Features include [...]

Sipera secures $10 million


UC/VoIP security firm Sipera (www.sipera.com) has raised $10 million in VC money. The money will go to “advance” its enterprise smartphone/VoIP/IM/video security systems.

All total, Sipera has tallied up $48 million in venture investments; new investor S3 Ventures lead the most recent round with prior investors Austin Ventures, Duchossois Technology Partners (DTEC), Sequoia [...]

Sipera Systems hits one million protected


Siper Systems (www.sipera.com) has crossed the one million mark – the company says its security and compliance products now protect up to one million UC devices for its customers worldwide. 

Other growth milestones the company cited in the release, include achieving 300 percent year over year growth in demand as of the first [...]

VoiceCon/Connect Enterprise: Sipera unveils UC security for the iPhone


Orlando, FL – For VoiceCon, Sipera Systems (www.sipera.com) has announced secure UC for the iPhone using its SLIC secure smartphone UC solution.

The company says SLIC – a finalist in the “Best of VoiceCon”  voting – provides enterprise-class communications privacy, compliance, and security, enabling enterprises to use VoIP, UC, cloud telephony and other communications [...]

VC looking for security — those that are left


VC firms — those not cleaned out by the dot.bomb crash of 2000-2001 and the Great Recession — will be looking to invest in security companies in forthcoming funds.  What with all the data breeches, stolen credit cards, and cyberwar battles across Eastern Europe over the past three years, better tools and systems are [...]

The most interesting talk at DEFCON 17 you might miss


Launched by West Point and formalized in 2001, the annual Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) pits representatives from the military service academies defending a computer network against a “Red Team” staffed by some of the more devious people from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the military services.

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy – the [...]

Sipera senses G.722


Security vendor Sipera Systems says it is seeing evidence of G.722 uptake among its enterprise customers.

While VP of Marketing Adam Boone didn’t have specific numbers, Sipera’s sales force has lot of “anecdotal” evidence of customers and channels asking about G.722 support.  G.722 provides an advantage over other codecs as it provides higher voice [...]

VoIP security passe' at DEFCON 17


VoIP security issues seem to be passe’, judging from the latest lineup updates for DEFCON. Only two sessions  have VoIP clearly incorporated into their presentations — it’s a far cry from the days when Phil Zimmermann would pop up to plug Zfone and everyone was explaining their latest ‘sploits.

First making its guest appearance [...]

Slow news – It's time for Kevin Mitnick


It’s summer, there’s little going on, so it is the perfect pre-DEFCON promotional show for Kevin Mitnick.

I gotta give it to Kevin, he knows how to work the media with the whole “I was a hacker, I was abused by The Man when I was caught, now I’ve gone straight and trying to [...]

DEFCON founder joins the gov't security establishment


DEFCON and Black Hat founder Jeff Moss now sits on the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Woah!!!

Moss (aka “Dark Tangent”) will be one of 16 people providing recommendations and advice through the HSAC to the Secretary of Homeland Security. Quite a leap for the guy who started DEFCON as a big party and parlayed [...]