Wi-Fi security still poor

Wednesday, 14 April 2004, 1:24 PM EST

Less than 50 per cent of UK firms are safeguarding corporate data from attacks on wireless networks, according to a new government survey.

Initial findings from the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) biennial Information Security Breaches Survey found that only 20 per cent of firms are using wired equivalent privacy and other encryption tools to protect wireless networks.

More than half of the businesses surveyed admitted to having no additional security controls at all.

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

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