Vince Dasta I solve problems.

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Designing Networks for VoIP and Real-Time Communications

Many networks are designed for data traffic. Real-time traffic like voice and video add new requirements for network design, operation, and troubleshooting. Was your network designed for data traffic and then modified to handle...

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A Security Strategy for VoIP Environments

As the move to Internet-based telephony continues, it’s worth considering the potential threats to sensitive data and business intelligence that occur most commonly. When telephony moves online you need to think of the impact...

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Intro To Basic SIP Architecture

One of the things that I find causes the most confusion when discussing SIP and VoIP issues is ambiguity around terminology. In this introductory post I’m going to describe and define several of the...

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Guide to Bad Data

I recently discovered the Quartz Guide to Bad Data, I wish I had found this long ago. I’ve been sharing this with my teams to help them spot issues with fishy and broken datasets. There’s...

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Fixing the #1 problem in IT Security

Somewhat off-topic, but something I seem to deal with on a daily basis with my clients. Roger Grimes has written an interesting paper: “Implementing a Data-Driven Computer Security Defense.” His thesis is that most...