Securing voice communications

Over the years numerous types of secure voice communications have been attempted, all with varying results. Some have been extremely successful, while others have become shorthand for badly implemented ideas. 

For today’s environment, text can be far too slow, and voice in some cases is the only way to be able to deliver key information that must be acted upon immediately. This can range from trying to deliver a message that someone is in danger to 911, all the way up to diplomatic channels running halfway around the planet. Different organizations are tightening voice security in many ways. 

Rise of VoIP

Voice over IP (VoIP) as a concept has been wildly successful for the past several decades in allowing what used to be a very analog process for transmitting voices to become a digital one. 

This has helped to simplify the technology required for the network to function and treat voice as just another type of data to transmit. While there have been hundreds of different applications over the years, the first one that many users will have had exposure to when it comes to VoIP is Skype. 

Originally developed by the same group that helped to

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