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Researchers Find Way To Measure Effect Of Wi-Fi Attacks
2011-09-12 13:09:20

  Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to measure how badly a Wi-Fi network would be disrupted by different types of attacks — a valuable tool for developing new security technologies. "This information can be used to help us design more effective security systems, because it tells us which attacks — and which circumstances — are most harmful to Wi-Fi systems," says Dr. Wenye Wang, an assistant professor of electrical and computer...

2011-08-19 00:02:05

Membership allows CyWee to help shape the future of the Wi-Fi® industry. Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 CyWee Group Ltd., a leading provider of wireless consumer products and enterprise solutions, today announced its membership to the Wi-Fi Alliance. A prestigious global non-profit industry association, its membership is dedicated to widespread adoption of the Wi-Fi technology standard through technology development, market building, and regulatory programs. CyWee's enrollment...

2011-08-03 07:36:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance is hosting its inaugural Wi-Fi Smart Energy Forum this week in Chicago. The opening day of the event featured the first large-scale interoperable demonstration of Wi-Fi SEP 2 implementations. In addition, Dr. George Arnold, national coordinator for smart grid interoperability at U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), delivered a keynote address on Tuesday morning. (Logo:...

2011-08-02 10:26:00

PORTLAND, Ore. and AUSTIN, Texas and BEAVERTON, Ore. and SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The HomePlug Alliance, Wi-Fi Alliance, HomeGrid Forum and ZigBee Alliance have agreed to create a Consortium for SEP 2 Interoperability. The new consortium will enable organizations whose technologies support communications over Internet Protocol (IP) to certify SEP 2 according to a consistent test plan. Recognizing that the vision of interoperable SEP 2 devices across the network...

2011-06-24 07:00:00

PARIS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) have announced plans to collaborate in order to harmonize their programs related to Wi-Fi hotspot ease of use and roaming. WBA's inter-operator Wi-Fi roaming efforts and Wi-Fi Alliance's planned certification program for Wi-Fi equipment will be developed with close coordination between the two groups to help ensure the best user experience. (Logo:...

2011-05-31 14:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the recent Connected Home Global Summit in London, England, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct program from the Wi-Fi Alliance® received top honors in the Best Contribution to Interconnectivity Standards. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct(TM) is a certification designation given to products that are capable of device-to-device connections without the presence of a traditional home, office or hotspot network. (Logo:...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. have become Sponsor members of the Wi-Fi Alliance, and each has appointed a Director to the organization's Board. The technology leaders join Apple, Atheros, Broadcom, Cisco, Comcast, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, Nokia, Sony Corporation, T-Mobile and Texas Instruments as Sponsor members of the nearly 400-member Wi-Fi Alliance. (Logo:...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wi-Fi, a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, is not a technical term; however, the Alliance has used the term to describe only a narrow range of connectivity technologies including wireless local are network as well as PAN, LAN, and WAN. "IEEE 802.11", the technical term, has been used interchangeably with Wi-Fi even though Wi-Fi has become a superset of IEEE 802.11 over the past few years. It is used by over 700 million people and there are over 750,000 hotspots and around 800 million new Wi-Fi...

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