Gadgets secure PCs on public Wi-Fi

Tuesday, 22 June 2004, 10:43 AM EST

With the proliferation of hotspots comes a security risk of intrusions onto laptops or public PC kiosks connected to public Wi-Fi networks. Two companies have unveiled a solution: Plug-in hardware devices that lock down sensitive information and secure communications over both wireless and wired networks.

Seclarity of San Francisco is introducing this week its SiNic Wireless network interface card. Also making its debut is Fireball KeyPoint, a USB token billed as a "secure mobility appliance" from vendor RedCannon Security of Fremont, California.

By Paul Roberts at Yahoo! News.

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