We'd love to go wireless but what about security?

Wednesday, 19 March 2003, 3:38 PM EST

European businesses are keen to embrace wireless technologies, in all their flavours, but doubts about security are continuing to act as a brake on wider usage of wireless LANs.

That's the main finding of a study by researcher Frost & Sullivan on attitudes towards the adoption of wireless technology in the enterprise and perceptions of vendors and operators.

Conducted with over a hundred IT Directors, operations managers and buyers across eight European countries, the survey uncovers a significant degree of awareness of wireless technologies and services (encompassing Bluetooth, WLAN, SMS, HSCSD, GPRS and WAP) within European enterprises.

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