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Wireless Network Protocols and Standards News
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.
September 04, 2009
The channel's best bet to profit from WLAN security is in services, ranging from planning and installing secure wireless networks to security and compliance monitoring.
July 30, 2009
Researchers have figured out a way to spoof sender numbers, bypass carrier protections and trick mobile devices to pull content from an attacker's server. This would leave users vulnerable to phishing attacks and other scams.
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