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Building a Secure Wireless Network

Posted on May 2, 2012 in Articles | by

TJX, the parent company of Marshalls, T.J. Maxx and other retailers,lost 45 million credit card numbers several years ago because of an improperly secured wireless network. With cyberthreats becoming more prevalent, companies need to ensure that the security controls surrounding their wireless networks are up to par.

Securing a wireless network isn’t rocket science, yet organizations continue to make fundamental mistakes that jeopardize their security. There are a few simple steps that IT managers should follow to ensure that users are being provided a secure wireless experience. By deploying encryption, security policies and guest access management, a business can build a secure, reliable wireless network.

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Published on May 2, 2012 in BizTech Magazine

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