Wi-Fi security doesn't have to mean slow

Monday, 9 August 2004, 1:19 PM EST

With performance at a premium for enterprises packing their WLANs with heavy-duty applications such as voice over IP, wireless gear makers are finding ways to improve the speed and security of the networks.

Airespace Inc. has teamed with two partners to create a way to eliminate the need for wireless devices to reauthenticate with a back-end RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) server when roaming. Funk Software Inc. and Atheros Communications Inc. joined Airespace in developing PKC (Protective Key Caching), which lets clients roam among access points using a single master key. PKC is designed to prevent secure wireless LANs from getting sluggish.

By Carmen Nobel at eWeek.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

DMARC: The time is right for email authentication

Posted on 23 January 2015.  |  The DMARC specification has emerged in the last couple years to pull together all the threads of email authentication technology under one roof—to standardize the method in which email is authenticated, and the manner in which reporting and policy enforcement is implemented.


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, Jan 26th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //