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August, 2010


August 31, 2010  1:33 PM

Snapshot 2010: Hotspots are not secure, free Wi-Fi coming to planes, and CWNP exam re-takes?!



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Kevin Beaver, Wireless in 2010

Here are a few wireless network-related stories I recently came across that piqued my interest - and will hopefully do the same for you: Experts Warn That Public...

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August 31, 2010  6:30 AM

Keeping up with the Jones’ Wireless Network



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Cisco, Routers, Wireless in 2010

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August 30, 2010  3:32 PM

WIPS is better than WHOOPS



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Kevin Beaver, Security, Wireless in 2010

AirMagnet recently released a whitepaper entitled


August 30, 2010  10:03 AM

Why IT always gets picked last at dodgeball



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
IT Books, IT Strategy

I'm reading through David Croslin's...


August 26, 2010  6:04 AM

WEP: Only one letter away from ‘weep’



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Kevin Beaver, Wireless in 2010, Wireless Networking

Having worked on both sides of the security assessment table, I've seen the challenges associated with...


August 25, 2010  1:21 PM

Oldie but goodie wireless security resources



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Kevin Beaver, Wireless in 2010

With any responsible wireless network deployment comes security. Securing the access points, securing the computers and securing the communication sessions in between. With enterprise APs, wireless IPSs and related systems well beyond their adolescence, many enterprises have used them to their...


August 24, 2010  6:58 AM

Put him in, Coach: 802.11n is ready to play



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
.11n, Kevin Beaver, Wireless in 2010, Wireless Networking

If you read the vendor press releases and marketing slicks, you'd think that 802.11n was the bomb. It's faster, it's more powerful - it even has more antennas for goodness sake! Shouldn't that mean something to the average techie? Maybe so, but I'm just not seeing it. The 802.11n draft has been...


August 24, 2010  6:09 AM

Access Denied: 7 Steps to Crafting NAC Policy



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Wireless in 2010, Wireless Networking, wireless security

There are many phases to creating a wireless network, from

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August 23, 2010  1:18 PM

How to unlock a hotspot near you



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Kevin Beaver, Wireless in 2010

Here's an interesting wireless startup: KeyWifi. The company's slogan and apparent mission is "Unlocking hotspots near you". It's actually a neat idea. It puts accessible and underutilized hotspots to good use and helps the world by creating...


August 18, 2010  9:09 AM

I Know Why the Uncaged Bird Tweets: Wireless Pros on Twitter



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Twitter, Wireless in 2010, Wireless Networking

While you're scrolling through Twitter on your Wi-Fi network, have you considered...


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