A new security layer for Wi-Fi

Wednesday, 4 May 2005, 10:20 AM EST

Bringing a new level of security to consumers and IT organizations alike, Engim has forged a partnership with AirDefense to deliver an added layer of security in a Wi-Fi chip Ė an intrusion prevention system.

While the IEEE standard for security, 802.11i, offers authentication and encryption, this new chip set from Engim and AirDefense takes that a step further. It is built on top of the still-in-progress 802.11i spec but it also adds intrusion protection.

By Jessica Davis at Electronic Business.

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