How to Avoid a ‘$190 Billion Annual Fraud Problem’

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on June 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM

With the potential to become a $140 billion market by 2021, it’s safe to say VoIP is here to stay. But you know what’s an even bigger market? Organizational fraud. Leading publications like Forbes pin this market as high as $190 billion per year, and that undoubtedly includes VoIP fraud.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

Five Proven Ways to Avoid VoIP Fraud

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on June 9, 2017 at 10:21 AM

A year or two ago, we did a comprehensive overview of VoIP fraud including what it is, how to prevent fraud damage, and even what the average attacker is thinking. After a glance at recent research, however, we think it’s time to bring this topic back to the table.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

4 Reasons to be Thankful for our Fraud Detection Service

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on November 21, 2016 at 11:01 AM

‘Tis the season for giving thanks, and we’ve got a lot to be grateful for. Nearing the top of our list is our Fraud Detection Service, which enables businesses to effectively detect VoIP fraud and lower (if not, eliminate) the risks associated with it. This is a pretty significant tool, considering that research shows telecommunications providers can lose up to $150 million per year due to fraudulent calls.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

A Look Inside the Mind of a VoIP Fraud Hacker

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on November 15, 2016 at 9:16 AM

When you think “hacker,” you may think about individuals like those behind the infamous DNC email leak this summer in light of the 2016 presidential campaign. Or, you may recall the hackers who were behind the massive attacks on Internet performance company Dyn. To business leaders, however, hackers come in all shapes and sizes—including VoIP fraud hackers.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

3 Myths about VoIP Fraud

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on November 9, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Every technology today isn’t without its potential risks and challenges, including VoIP. The important thing to remember is that any risk can be evaded (if not eliminated altogether) with the right defense strategy. At VoIP Innovations, we believe this all starts with education.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

Five Ways to Avoid Expensive VoIP Fraud Costs

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on November 7, 2016 at 9:25 AM

At this point, we’re no longer wondering if businesses are using VoIP (the global market is slated for a 9 percent CAGR between 2016 and 2021), but how businesses can further maximize their current VoIP investments. This includes protecting one’s organization against potential security issues that inherently come with VoIP, like VoIP fraud: the unauthorized use of paid communication services charged to someone who isn't expecting it, whether that be a service provider or customer.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

6 Points You Need to Know About VoIP Fraud

Posted by Allison Boccamazzo on November 1, 2016 at 3:06 PM

Do a quick Google search for top VoIP trends and you’ll likely see two words in your results: VoIP fraud. Fraud unfortunately represents an emerging VoIP trend in which hackers gain unauthorized use of paid communication services, which are charged to someone—either a service provider or end-user—unbeknownst to them.

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Tags: Telecom, VoIP Fraud

Expert Interview Series: Tapolci Talks Telecom, VoIP Fraud + ITEXPO

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on August 11, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Jason Tapolci, President and Owner of VoIP Innovations, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series. The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Josh Bland, explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders.

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Tags: VoIP Fraud, Entrepreneurship

3 Reasons Our New VoIP Fraud Detection Service is a Game Changer

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on May 4, 2015 at 11:08 AM

Do you remember that series of VoIP fraud articles we shared with you a few months ago? We began with What is VoIP Fraud and continued with 6 Common Ways to Suffer a VoIP Attack, Top 10 Ways to Prevent VoIP Fraud Attacks, and then ended with Top 8 Ways to Reduce VoIP Fraud Damage. Only that wasn’t the end.

We set out to bring the topic of fraud to the forefront of your mind to not only show you the extreme importance of it, but get you prepped for something epic we had coming your way. Today, we now have available the VoIP Innovations’ Fraud Detection Service and it will provide a way for VoIP resellers, ITSPs, and Enterprise customers to monitor and analyze your traffic patterns in near real-time looking for fraudulent activity. There are more, but we’ll start you with three reasons our new VoIP Fraud Detection Service is a game changer.

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Tags: VoIP Fraud, VI News

Top 8 Ways to Reduce VoIP Fraud Damage

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on February 12, 2015 at 8:58 AM

First, we enlightened you with awareness by defining what VoIP fraud is. Then, we frightened you with six common ways to suffer a VoIP attack. And most recently, we hoped to make you proactive by sharing 10 ways to prevent VoIP fraud attacks. Lastly, in our series of fraud awareness, we aim to help keep your costs down, by giving you the top eight ways to reduce VoIP fraud damages.

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Tags: VoIP Fraud, Entrepreneurship

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