Smart and Secure: Tap-Proof Voice Calls on Smartphones

Protecting call conf

Issue 48 - January 2014

Maximum security does not compromise convenience

Smartphones are now an integral part of our lives. It is hardly surprising that people sometimes unthinkingly use them to make calls that should be kept confidential. Users are often unaware of just how susceptible today’s mobile phones and transmission paths are to attack by resourceful hackers. In fact, the need for effective means of securing communications on mobile phones is huge: The armed forces, policymakers, government authorities and businesses all need solutions that let them use mobile phones without the permanent risk that the confidentiality of their calls is being compromised.