Wireless network security News
July 24, 2015
News roundup: A wireless car hack demonstration has pushed vehicle security legislation and DMCA exemptions into the spotlight, and prompted a manufacturer recall. Plus: Hacking Team update; DHS email issues; and smartwatches vulnerable to attack.
July 15, 2015
An IEEE group advocates random MAC addresses for increased Wi-Fi security, while networking pros say enterprise security isn't strong enough for moving applications to the cloud.
June 16, 2015
Wi-Fi vendor Xirrus introduces EasyPass, a set of cloud-based Wi-Fi security services for enterprise customers.
May 29, 2015
Fortinet's acquisition of Wi-Fi vendor Meru networks gives the security vendor the tools to compete with Cisco and HP in the enterprise wireless LAN market
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Niel Nickolaisen suggests fellow IT leaders ignore the hysteria over 'mobile-first' enterprises and take a balanced approach to mobile app development. Continue Reading
Expert Kevin Beaver explains the steps enterprises should take to ensure secure guest wireless networks for visitors and the enterprise alike. Continue Reading
Expert George V. Hulme details the important criteria to weigh when evaluating wireless intrusion prevention systems for enterprise security. Continue Reading
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Retailers are looking for new ways to engage with customers in an increasingly digital space. Watch this video to learn how deploying a Wi-Fi network boosts customer engagement. Continue Reading
Confused about which WLAN vendor is right for you? Expert Andrew Froehlich compares the top locally controlled WLAN products on the market. Continue Reading
Find out the four key criteria to consider when buying an on-premises, locally managed wireless LAN for your enterprise from networking expert Andrew Froehlich. Continue Reading
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The threat of an evil twin attack has plagued enterprises for years, and it's still not leaving. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to defend against evil twins. Continue Reading
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
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Advancements in 4G LTE networks improved the security of cellular data transmission, but it still varies wildly from network to network. Continue Reading
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Wi-Fi has revolutionized the enterprise by not only extending network coverage in a particular building or campus, but also by enabling on-the-go working, be it from a coffee shop or a hotel room. Yet, while these improvements reduce employee downtime and increase efficiency, Wi-Fi has had a significant impact on network security; many security measures of yesteryear are simply ineffective today.
Whether your enterprise has already adopted Wi-Fi or is evaluating the technology, there are several considerations to keep in mind.
In this Technical Guide, wireless security expert Lisa Phifer examines the rise in Wi-Fi popularity and explains why going beyond the basics is essential to Wi-Fi security. Then, Phifer outlines tools that can help enterprises overcome the difficult task of provisioning WLAN access to the plethora of mobile devices and platforms infiltrating the enterprise that require corporate network access. Finally, expert Brad Casey discusses the effects 802.11ac, commonly referred to as Gigabit Wi-Fi, will have on enterprise wireless network security.
As the corporate environment grows more disparate and globally divided, it will become more critical than ever to use Wi-Fi to maintain connectivity, productivity and profitability. However, without the proper security measures in place, enterprises risk falling victim to wireless intruders, having sensitive data stolen and more.
This Technical Guide offers the expertise you need to integrate Wi-Fi security into your enterprise's overarching network security strategy and maintain security in the age of wireless connectivity. Continue Reading