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Latest Wireless LAN security Stories

2012-03-12 07:00:00

Wireless Access points are a risk due to poor or no security, with the end result being that many home users and small businesses may be at risk from loss of bandwidth, data, and identity theft. Adelaide, South Australia (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 "We know who is accessing our wireless router. Do you know who is accessing your wireless system?", said Rob Harmer, General Manager, PCProfile of Adelaide South Australia. "Wireless Access points are a known risk due to no security, or poor...

2012-01-24 07:00:00

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Networks today released new threat signatures for its AirMagnet Enterprise 9.0 wireless intrusion detection and prevention system (WIDS/WIPS), including a signature for the recently discovered Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN Brute Force attack. The update also includes threat signatures to protect against Domain Name Server (DNS) and Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) Tunneled Traffic, and 802.11 Fuzzing attacks. The new...

2012-01-17 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion today announced its Alaris System wireless security solution is the first and only infusion system to receive a new data encryption certification now required for infusion devices operating on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital networks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100706/CAREFUSIONLOGO) The certification, known as Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2, certifies that the Alaris System is compliant...

2011-08-17 06:00:00

SHERMAN, Conn., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Private WiFi, a new and innovative company in the security software market, has just revamped the private-i section of their website. The private-i contains lots of useful information on security issues and concerns, blogs from security experts, real-life stories about identity theft, and more, all in one place. Private-i contains a subsection called Company Watch which has a multitude of blog posts from security experts writing about how...

2011-07-15 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTight Networks, the global leader for wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) products and services announced today that Gartner has rated AirTight "Strong Positive" in its 2011 MarketScope Report for Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems. A "Strong Positive" is the highest possible rating in a Gartner Marketscope. Gartner, Inc. is the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry The July...

2011-06-30 00:00:29

AMPED WIRELESS INTRODUCES THE FIRST TRUE PLUG AND PLAY, HIGH POWER, WIFI ACCESS POINT WITH 4 WIRED PORTS Amped Wireless unveils the AP300 High Power Wireless-300N Smart Access Point for adding long range, high speed wireless access and additional wired ports for existing networks. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Amped Wireless specializes in providing high power, long range wireless (Wi-Fi and Cellular) consumer and business communication products for the home and office. The Amped...

2010-05-24 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that it has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for an innovation that radically simplifies the configuration, administration and strength of wireless network security. This patent is one of nearly two dozen patents granted to Ruckus with dozens more pending approval. The new technique, commonly known as Dynamic Pre-Shared Key (PSK), effectively eliminates tedious and...

2010-04-21 13:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgecore Networks, a joint venture between LG-Nortel and Accton Technology, today announced that it is re-entering the wireless networking industry with the launch of its family of Edgecore Wireless Multi-Access Business Gateways (MBG) featuring combined network gateways and wireless controllers. The Edgecore Wireless MBG (G4420-22 and G4430-24) combines both a network gateway and wireless controller to provide a robust high-performance wireless...

2010-01-20 06:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectify, Inc., today announced Connectify Version 1.1, a free software application for Windows 7, which turns any Wi-Fi-enabled computer into a wireless mobile hotspot for Internet access, as well as file and photo sharing. Months after launching, hundreds of thousands of users are now sharing their Wi-Fi connection with friends or co-workers. Connectify is building a strong community of Wi-Fi-connected users who are reaping the ease-of-use and...

2009-04-29 07:30:00

The LevelOne MobileSpot(TM) Portable Wireless Hotspot Offers True Mobility with 24/7 3G Wireless Access from Anywhere at Anytime IRVINE, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CP Technologies, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking solutions today announced its portable 3G wireless router, the LevelOne MobileSpot(TM) Portable Wireless Hotspot (WBR-3800). The new router allows you to connect and share an Internet connection or create a virtual...