The Ribbon Protect platform empowers enterprise and services providers to respond to real-time communications security and network quality incidents faster, more intelligently, and more efficiently in the face of a cyberattacks or business crisis on their real-time communication (RTC) networks. Ribbon Protect quickly and easily integrates with existing RTC network investments. Using powerful and advanced RTC behavioral analytics, Ribbon Protect provides a new level of security for real time communications. Leveraging well-established concepts of network behavioral analytics from the data world, Ribbon Protect establishes a well-defined baseline of what is categorized as “normal” voice and video sessions as well as IP port activity. Deviations from this baseline can be quickly identified and mitigated. This powerful methodology allows Ribbon Protect to mitigate a variety of RTC attacks.