Aruba Submits IETF Draft

Monday, 26 July 2004, 12:17 PM EST

Aruba Wireless Networks announced today that it has submitted an Internet Draft to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that details network security vulnerabilities exacerbated by the existence of Wi-Fi technology and its implementation within corporations.

The IETF submission documents how wireless traffic can be exposed regardless of the type of authentication and encryption used to transmit data if the network behind the access point can be compromised. The IEFT draft also describes how a simple attack on a network can easily make available the digital security keys used to scramble the wireless data of computer users.

At Unstrung.

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