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Resources and Best Practices to Securing IP Phones and Cisco Collaboration Infrastructure


Securing the various components in a Cisco Collaboration Solution is necessary for protecting the integrity and confidentiality of voice and video calls. The following is a list of documents and other resources that include a set of comprehensive best practices and guidelines on how to secure Cisco IP Phones and Cisco Collaboration Infrastructure.

Design Zone for Security

A comprehensive list of design documents and best practices that not only cover collaboration solutions, but also the following topics:

  • Data Center Security
  • How to comply with regulations and protect your data center from attack
  • Enterprise Campus Security
  • Leveraging network virtualization for security
  • Cisco SAFE
  • Security architectures for the enterprise
  • Network Foundation Protection
  • Security solutions for branch locations
  • Security designs for WAN/MAN
  • Wireless security

Cisco SAFE

The Cisco SAFE provides the design and implementation guidelines for building secure and reliable network infrastructures that are resilient to both well-known and new forms of attacks.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Security Guide

Cisco Collaboration System Solution Reference Network Designs (SRND)

Cisco Press Book: Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks

Stay Informed of Cisco Security Advisories

Cisco security vulnerability information is also available via RSS feeds from These feeds are free and do not require an active registration. For information on how to subscribe to the RSS feeds, visit the Cisco Security RSS Feeds page. The Cisco PSIRT openVuln API is a RESTful API that allows customers to obtain Cisco security vulnerability information in different machine-consumable formats. To learn about accessing and using the API, visit the PSIRT page on the Cisco DevNet website.

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