As the migration to IP networks picks up steam, the lines between multiple networks are beginning to blur. With all-IP networks as the foundation for consolidated data, voice and video services, governments can experience the benefits of consolidated telecommunications networks, including productivity-enhancing voice services, lower operational costs, ease of use and simplified management.
With converged IP networks replacing separate networks, cybersecurity becomes even more important. Conducting government business safely, delivering secure citizen services and protecting valuable data continues to be a government priority. Agency security chiefs and their staffs must develop and implement security strategies that enable their organizations to swiftly and adroitly detect and react to cyber attacks and potential security breaches.
Read more about security concerns related to converged IP networks in this policy guidebook.