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Wireless security: The case for VPNs

If you talk with any one of the growing multitudes of people using Wi-Fi technology today, you’d think you were listening to an infomercial. The response and adoption has been that good. The technology is being liberally embraced everywhere, from the traditional enterprise to universities, airports and malls. Despite the positive response, the Achilles’ heel of the technology, either real or imagined, has always been the notion of security. Historically, Wi-Fi technologies have been driven by the IEEE 802.11 working groups, which have undertaken much of the heavy lifting involved in making interoperable wireless local-area networking possible. Despite their remarkable achievements in this space, one of the trade-offs, from a technology standpoint, has been security. Full Story

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