Securing a wireless network

Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 4:48 AM EST

One in three Wi-Fi networks in the City of London were insecure, and nearly two thirds failed to encrypt data traffic, according to a survey carried out last year by RSA security.

Wi-Fi network security can be achieved, but you need to work at it. Techniques range from the obvious - implementing the built-in security features and encrypting data traffic - to the more obscure - using password and access identification protocols which deter hackers without making life impossible for your users.

But what if your Wi-Fi network is provided by a third party? In that case you are relying on contracts to ensure the third party makes your network secure.

By Chris Reed at ComputerWeekly.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

The evolution of backup and disaster recovery

Posted on 25 July 2014.  |  Amanda Strassle, IT Senior Director of Data Center Service Delivery at Seagate Technology, talks about enterprise backup issues, illustrates how the cloud shaping an IT department's approach to backup and disaster recovery, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Jul 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //