Wireless LANs, the new 'secure' network
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VPNs, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2 with 802.1x, the theory that a wireless LAN (WLAN) equals an unsecured LAN is obsolete.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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