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Summary of 270 - Sectéra vIPer Universal Secure Phone (vIPer)

270 - English, March

Course Description

The vIPer is an easy-to-use Secure Communications Interoperability Protocol (SCIP) device that protects information classified Top Secret/ Secure Communications Interoperability (SCI) and below and allows users to make secure and non-secure calls on Voice over IP and analog networks. This one-day workshop focuses on hands-on exercises in which learners will be introduced to the proper use, handling, and management of the vIPer from initial set-up, loading/deleting key, and rekeying to making secure voice and data calls.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the purpose and capabilities of the vIPer
  • Identify and demonstrate how to use vIPer security features
  • Perform key management functions
  • Perform secure calls to various SCIP devices




1 day

Target Audience

Government of Canada (GC) departments, and their contractors, as well as private sector company personnel who use the vIPer.


Participants must be familiar with the basic functionality of the T3MD device used in their environment. Examples of T3MD devices are the SKL, SDS, and DTD. If you have never used a T3MD device, please consult with your COMSEC Custodian prior to attending this course.