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Wireless Networking Security Blackpaper

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| Hacking & Security News | Posted: Jul 18, 2002 9:39 am

Over at Ars Technica they have a technical overview of wireless security that covers the most pressing security concerns presented by 802.1X wireless networking standards.

While wireless networks have seen widespread adoption in the home user markets, widely reported and easily exploited holes in the standard security system have stunted wireless' deployment rate in enterprise environments. While many people don't know exactly what the weaknesses are, most have accepted the prevailing wisdom that wireless networks are inherently insecure and nothing can be done about it. Can wireless networks be deployed securely today? What exactly are the security holes in the current standard, and how do they work? Where is wireless security headed in the future? This article attempts to shed light on these questions and others about wireless networking security in an enterprise environment.
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