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.

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