Stories by Winn Schwartau

It’s deja vu all over again with VoIP

If your company is planning to exploit the incredible power, flexibility and cost savings offered by VoIP, there is something you should know: VoIP people don’t think like IP people, so security is going to be a nightmare.

Achieving secure unwired bliss

FRAMINGHAM (10/17/2003) - In my last column, I challenged readers to figure out how I securely communicated from the ether-sniffing environs of DefCon, the annual hacker convention in Las Vegas. Hundreds of solutions came flying my way. Some were fairly inane: "Morse code," said one reader. Others were highly creative: "You took a signal from the infrared port, linked it to your Palm and used a line-of-sight antenna."