- Continued development of 802.11 attacks tools. I expect to see major announcements from 802.11 card manufacturers providing software updates to mitigate the impact of denial-of-service tools becoming widely available.
- More growth in the proprietary point-solution market for wireless security. Vendors such as BlueSocket and Vernier provide appliances that allow an administrator to combine the best of standards-based protocols (VPN, 802.1x) with proprietary hardware appliances in an easy to deploy architecture.
- Wireless security certifications; vendor-neutral groups training and testing administrators on the technologies, problems and solutions surrounding wireless security.
- Combined solutions to secure wireless networks - it will be more common to see deployments of PEAP + WPA + 802.11i + VPN + 802.1x for enterprises that require authorized, authenticated and privatized wireless networks for a wide range of clients. There will still be a lot of SSID=linksys, WEP=no too.
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