VoIP is short for Voice over Internet Protocol. As the name implies, data is transmitted in this system using an internet connection. VoIP systems are preferred over conventional telephone systems for multiple reasons. Cost-effectiveness, flexibility, and readily available equipment are some of the benefits of this system. With that said, there are concerns about the security of VoIP systems.Fortunately, VoIP security is pretty high at the moment. With two decades of penetration testing, it has stood the test of time. While the type of security threats continues to develop, VoIP service providers remain quite safe in general.Internally, using VoIP is just as secure as using traditional phone lines, as long as the internal IT equipment is also protected against intrusions. External hackers will be unable to quickly intercept the data because the calls are being made within an internal system. Calls made outside of the internal infrastructure, on the other hand, are at risk of interception. But this is a very rare event.All in all, VoIP is better in a lot of ways. VoIP calls are often less expensive than calls made using a regular landline phone. This is especially true if you make a large number of international phone calls. If you make a VoIP call, you may also notice that the sound quality is improved – albeit this will be dependent on the quality of your broadband connection.