Is Wireless Security a Lost Cause?
“WPA is better than WEP, but we still have a way to go before true wireless network security,” Robert Moskowitz, senior technical director of ICSA Labs at TruSecure, told the E-Commerce Times. “A lot of cryptologists don’t like WPA because it’s based on older ciphers.” As enterprises continue to invest in wireless devices and networks, IT specialists will be faced with the growing challenge of maintaining and improving the security of those networks. In many cases, they are getting the financial assistance they need to achieve this goal. Global spending on overall security and business continuity will grow at twice the speed of IT spending, reaching more than US$116 billion by 2007, according to research firm IDC. Corporate spending is IT professionals’ top priority, the firm found, with 40 percent of about 1,000 IT managers rating security as their top concern. Full Story