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Wireless Network Security Concerns Dominate Wi-Fi Show

As a wireless conference and trade show winds down this week, dueling speakers at the show told audiences that wireless was both ready — and not so ready — for prime time in the enterprise. At the Wi-Fi Planet Conference & Expo, which opened Monday in San Jose, Calif. and closes Friday, a Cisco executive said that issues keeping enterprises from adopting wireless networks have been largely solved. In a speech, Steve Nye, the general manager of Cisco’s Building Broadband Solutions division, touted Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and the work being done by the IEEE’s 802.11i group as solutions that will put enterprise concerns about wireless security to rest. Full Story

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