Tag: videoconferencing security

NSA Hacked UN Videoconferencing System According to New Snowden Documents

Whether it’s your typical Skype video chat or a secured United Nations videoconference, video communications are getting hacked.  German news magazine Der Spiegel reports that the latest documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden shows that the NSA broke the code for the United Nations internal videoconferencing system at its New…

The 2 Fatal Security Flaws in Polycom RealPresence CloudAXIS

Early last quarter, Polycom made some exciting announcements about its newest product — RealPresence CloudAXIS, which will be available March 2013. What makes CloudAXIS so exciting is that it allows you to video conference with others without bothering about which service they normally use. As GigaOm tech blogger Stacey Higginbotham…

VSee – An Alternative To Cisco (H.323/SIP) For Secure Videoconferencing

A NY Times article shook the video conferencing space when it reported that hackers were able to easily listen in on the board room discussions of major firms. The dark secret of the industry is that almost all existing video conferencing systems ( Cisco, Tandberg, Polycom, Vidyo, Blue Jeans, Radvision ) use the H.323 protocol which has many security flaws I had…