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WPA security: Enabling the best WiFi security for SMBs

Posted on November 8, 2010 in Articles | by

Most security professionals understand the risks posed by wireless networking and that using Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA or WPA2) is critical to the security of an environment. After all, failure to encrypt wireless traffic exposes communications to eavesdropping attacks and can open a network to the threat of penetration by outsiders. Most security professionals are also aware that the old Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption standard is no longer a viable security mechanism due to several significant WEP security flaws.

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Published in SearchMidmarketSecurity on 11/08/10

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