Analyst firm savages Skype

A report from analyst firm the Burton Group has warned enterprises of the security dangers in using Skype.

The report, entitled Debunking the Hype About Skype, warns that, while the VoIP application might offer lower communication costs, the resulting security holes could endanger the company.

"If the risk is too high, ban Skype," stated the report's author, senior analyst Irwin Lazar. "If the reward outweighs the risk, consider Skype as part of an overall communications strategy." Analyst firm savages Skype -

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 10th March 2006 11:20PM