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Facebook Forum: Security for IP phones (wired, wireless, soft phones)

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11-14-2012 01:00 AM PST thru 11-27-2012 01:00 AM PST

Read the bioWith Akhil Behl

Welcome to the Cisco Support Community Ask the Expert conversation. Learn and ask questions of Cisco expert Akhil Behl about the importance of security at end-point level, which can otherwise be easily exploited by an insider or an attacker to either leverage the UC services or attack the UC network. This is your opportunity to discuss security aspects of: Cisco Unified IP Phones (wired and wireless), Cisco IP Communicator, Cisco Unified Personal Communicator, and Cisco Jabber which includes endpoint and associated application / infrastructure level security.

This discussion is a continuation of the Facebook Forum.

Akhil Behl is a senior network consultant with Cisco Advanced Services, focusing on Cisco collaboration and security architectures. He leads collaboration and security projects worldwideas well as the Collaborative Professional Services portfolio for the commercial segment. Previously at Cisco, he spent 10 years in various roles at Linksys and the Cisco Technical Assistance Center. He holds CCIE (Voice and Security), PMP, ITIL, VMware VCP, and MCP certifications. He has published several research papers in international journals including IEEE Xplore. He has been a speaker at prominent industry forums such as Interop, Enterprise Connect, Cloud Connect, Cloud Summit, Cisco SecCon, IT Expo, and Cisco Networkers. He is the author of title ‘Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks’ by Cisco Press.

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Akhil might not be able to answer each question due to the volume expected during this event. Remember that you can continue the conversation on the Collaboration, Voice and Video sub-community forum shortly after the event. This event lasts through Nov 30, 2012. Visit this forum often to view responses to your questions and the questions of other community members.