Two decades back, nobody in the market knew about SBCs. But fast forward to today, SBCs are one of the most important technologies worldwide. What started as a perimeter security element has now become the central switching element at the core of many networks. Also known as border elements, VoIP Gateways or simply gateways, the […]
How does STIR/SHAKEN help in Combating Spoofed Calls?
Fraudulent Spoofed Calling is one of the most popular methods used by scammers to trick their targets into revealing their personal or sensitive information which they can use to steal money or perform other fraudulent activities. By using this method, scammers are able to change the caller ID to any number other than the actual […]
SBC vs Firewall : Which one is a Better Choice?
Every enterprise needs a robust and effective security mechanism to ensure protection of its network from hackers and cyber attackers. While Firewalls are amongst one of the first security mechanisms, with time and change, SBCs or Session Border Controllers have become a more popular choice. We have created this post to give answers to all […]
Telecom Fraud Management: How to Identify and Prevent Fraud in Real Time?
Telecom fraud is on a continuous rise and is one of the biggest sources of revenue loss amongst Telcos. As per a report from CFCA Fraud Loss Survey, Telecom Fraud Losses have increased by 28% between the year 2019 and 2021. The onset of pandemic in 2020, further escalated telecom frauds and security threats. According […]
How Cloud SBC Reduces Infrastructure Cost and Complexity?
Today, SBCs are an indispensable part of the SIP-based VoIP networks due to their ability to protect these networks from various types of cyber-attacks as well as add quality to the flow of communication. Talking about the evolution of SBCs, initially, hardware-based SBCs that required complex configuration with the business’s PBX system were the only […]
How does SBC Secure a VoIP Communication Network?
VoIP Network is becoming the most needed element in modern business communication. Although there is much cost-effectiveness and convenience associated with VoIP, it has its limitations when it comes to safety. As a communication provider, if you are using VoIP you will need a Session Border Controller (SBC) to mitigate the threats from network-based attacks. […]
Top 5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Session Border Controller
Whether it is because of the lower costs or the latest multimedia messaging, conferencing and unified communications (UC) applications, SIP has emerged as a leading industry standard. However, like any other technology, there are several security issues related to SIPs and this is where SBCs play their part. Why You Need to Upgrade Your SBC? […]
Session Border Controller Market – Current Insights and Growth Predictions
Areas of Session Border Controller Deployment
Session Initiation protocols are modern day engines that drive and bring together real time communications which are no longer limited to voice calls, but also instant messaging, video conferencing, desktop sharing, etc. However, SIPs have their own set of challenges in terms of security, interworking and translation. This is where SBCs i.e. Session Border Controllers […]
What is Session Border Controller (SBC) – A Quick Guide
VoIP is the most widely used standard in the communication industry due to various reasons such as more flexibility, scalability, less complexity and cost-effectiveness. However, just as with any technology, VoIP has its own set of challenges. Besides quality of communication, security is one of the primary concerns in the IP infrastructures, but thanks to […]