AirTight Networks Receives Wireless Security Cloud Patent; Now Holds 24 Patents Granted
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — AirTightÃ‚® Networks, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) products and cloud-based wireless security, compliance and secure Wi-Fi access, today announced that it has been granted U.S. patent number 8,032,939. The patent titled, “Method and System for Providing Wireless Vulnerability Management for Local Area Computing Networks,” covers the essential components for any cloud-based wireless security and compliance solution. With this patent, AirTight now holds 24 U. S. and International (UK, Australia and Japan) patents granted to date and 20+ patents pending.
AirTight was the first to launch cloud-based WIPS and wireless PCI compliance solutions several years ago and added secure Wi-Fi to the suite of cloud services this year. AirTight’s Cloud Services(TM) are based on key innovations to facilitate plug and play deployment and centralized granular administrative control, even for large distributed Wi-Fi networks.
“The grant of this patent demonstrates AirTight’s continued leadership in pioneering new concepts and owning comprehensive intellectual property in wireless security,” said Dr. Hemant Chaskar, Vice President of Technology at AirTight. “With technology changing at a rapid pace and budgets under pressure, cloud-based solutions offer the enterprises a way to add capabilities with less investment and without complicated rollouts. The technology pioneered by AirTight enables organizations to take advantage of the cloud revolution for the wireless security and compliance solutions.”
AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions. AirTight’s patented technology protects enterprises from the growing problem of Wi-Fi security threats, while allowing organizations to better manage their WLAN environment and comply with emerging wireless compliance standards (i.e. PCI). The Company’s award-winning SpectraGuard wireless intrusion prevention solution (WIPS) family provides enterprise security and compliance professionals with unparalleled capabilities to accurately detect, classify, block and locate all Wi-Fi security threats, while helping network operations staff to quickly monitor and troubleshoot WLAN performance issues. AirTight’s pioneering Cloud Services family of cloud-hosted subscription services delivers the world’s first and only “No Capex” multi-tenant WIPS, PCI wireless compliance and controller-less WLAN access solutions all in a single device.
AirTight’s award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the government, financial, retail, hospitality, telecom, technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare and education sectors AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 24 U.S. and international patents granted to date (UK, Australia Japan) and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA.
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