Wireless LANs, the new 'secure' network

Friday, 28 October 2005, 3:52 AM EST

Once considered a playground for hackers and malicious attacks, wireless networks are fast becoming more secure than their wired counterparts.

With encryption and authentication technologies like VPNs, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2 with 802.1x, the theory that a wireless LAN (WLAN) equals an unsecured LAN is obsolete.

By Andrew R. Hickey at SearchNetworking.

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