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December 12, 2014
News roundup: Amid a devastating breach incident Sony Pictures is fighting back, raising legal and ethical questions. Plus: A big week in security acquisitions; Comcast sued over open Wi-Fi; and Yahoo announces vulnerability disclosure policy.
November 07, 2014
News roundup: Open Wi-Fi allegedly aided a fugitive in evading authorities, highlighting Wi-Fi hotspot risks as ISPs including Comcast turn residential gateways into hotspots. Plus: Google's nogotofail tool; messaging apps fail EFF security review; ...
March 07, 2012
The recently released NIST SP 800-153 addresses security of WLANS. Join us, as we take a closer look at the document’s recommendations.
December 29, 2009
Karsten Nohl, a widely known encryption expert, has cracked the GSM encryption algorithm and claims software is available for hackers to eavesdrop on calls.
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Windows Wi-Fi Sense allows Windows 10 users to get Internet access from public hotspots and private wireless local area networks (WLANs) that have been shared by friends. Although Wi-Fi Sense is enabled by default in all editions of Windows 10, the ... Continue Reading
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MouseJack, a wireless mouse and keyboard security flaw, allows attackers to type malicious commands. Expert Nick Lewis explains how enterprises can prevent these attacks. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense was designed to make hotspot sharing easy, but experts debate if the security risks are real and whether the new feature offers substantial benefits and relative safety. Continue Reading
Mobile devices are coming enabled for VoLTE for voice and video calling, but what are the risks? Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains. Continue Reading
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Enterprise wireless security issues are popping up left and right, wreaking havoc on individuals and enterprises alike. Expert Kevin Beaver looks at how to secure Wi-Fi. Continue Reading
Microsegmentation and zones of zero trust are security strategies inherent in software-defined networking. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how to get started. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's Wi-Fi Sense for Windows 10 can share encrypted passwords for Wi-Fi networks, but is it safe? Expert Michael Cobb has the answer. Continue Reading
Wi-Fi security could be in for a change, thanks to newly proposed FCC compliance rules. Expert Kevin Beaver explains what enterprises need to know about the FCC's proposal. Continue Reading
Recently revealed insecurities in SS7 have left many unsure about the well-used protocol needed for phone connections. However, the answer to achieving security is not easily obtained. Continue Reading