Enhancing the enhanced security

Wednesday, 11 August 2004, 12:19 AM EST

Even though 802.11i has been done for a while and companies have been steadily announcing support for this finalized security standard, there have also been a rash of announcements talking about new security issues that 802.11i can't prevent, such as DDOS attacks and holes in RADIUS servers. Such is the world of networking.

Because of that, it's no surprise a company like Airespace is trying to get the drop on some new security functions -- one of which they say will speed up Wireless LANs by reducing overhead caused by authentication.

By Eric Griffith at Wi-Fi Planet.

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