Dialogic Blog

Fax and the Recent Scare About Security

by Joanne Babbitt

Aug 20, 2018 4:00:00 PM

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’ve seen the press release from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. that discussed what, in its view, were vulnerabilities and potential security risks in fax devices and the T.30 fax protocol.  I’m not here to question whether Check Point did indeed find a vulnerability in HP Officejet Pro All-in-One printers; instead, I want to set the record straight about what the vulnerability did and did not mean.

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Topics: Fax, Security

Decoder Rings and Cipher Wheels and Secret Conversations

by Daniel LoPresti

Jan 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When my daughters were younger, I remember getting them a secret agent kit. One of the activities in the kit was to build a cipher wheel, which basically consisted of a smaller disk and larger disk fastened together. In my daughters’ kit, both disks had the alphabet printed on them, but they could also contain numbers or symbols. Once  a cipher key was selected, for example, the letter 'O' on the inner disk might correspond to the letter 'J' on the outer disk, my daughters then had a pattern set up that allowed them encode and decode secret messages.

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Topics: Media Server Software, Security

New Features in Dialogic Brooktrout SDK 6.8 - SIP over TLS

by Bob Wildes

Dec 18, 2017 10:09:00 AM

The Brooktrout Fax Products SDK 6.8 is the latest Brooktrout development kit providing feature rich capabilities to our partners.  We’ve added some new features that will be quite useful, and I will discuss a couple of them on what they do and why they can help you.

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Topics: Fax, Security