By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2003-11-01 Print this article Print

Wireless local-area networks are notoriously insecure. But that's not stopping companies from cobbling together technologies.

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Wireless Security Dynamics

Category: Wireless local-area network security

What it is: Hardware and software for authenticating wireless network users, encrypting wireless network traffic and monitoring and managing wireless network access points.

Key Players: AirWave, Avaya, Bluesocket, Cisco, Enterasys, Fortress Technologies, Funk Software, Intel, Meetinghouse, Proxim, ReefEdge, Symbol, Vernier, Wavelink

What's Happening: Absent strong security standards, many enterprises are going ahead with wireless, plugging security holes as best they can.

Expertise Online: www.weca.net/opensection/ protected_access.asp


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