January 05, 2004TRENDS | by Jeff Vance, January 05, 2004
As the move to better security becomes bogged down in bureaucracy, its time to address the issue of whether WLAN security is still as bad as some perceive, or if the gap between wired and wireless security is starting to close.
December 16, 2003TRENDS | by Roy Mark, December 16, 2003
UPDATE: With the stroke of the president's pen moving the legislation into law Tuesday, e-mail marketers will have to comply with new opt-out measures. But consumer groups question whether the bill has teeth.
November 17, 2003VIEWS | by Brian Livingston, November 17, 2003
Corporations with strong firewall defenses didn't take long to figure out that their greatest threat was from employees who log on from outside the building. Executive Tech columnist Brian Livingston outlines some new solutions to this security hazard.
November 05, 2003TRENDS | by Sharon Gaudin, November 05, 2003
Cruising the streets with a laptop to scan for unsecure wireless connections is one of the latest techie crazes. But the growing popularity of 'war driving' underscores the security problems facing networks that have gone wireless.
October 06, 2003TRENDS | by Eric Griffith, October 06, 2003
Could a new scheme by WLAN management software maker Wavelink turn all existing 802.11 cards into rogue monitoring systems? The potential is there with an initial partnership with D-Link, but a lack of standards in WLAN data gathering means it may not go far.
September 30, 2003TRENDS | by Jacqueline Emigh, September 30, 2003
Enterprises and network administrators are starting to face an increasing number of new remote access and management scenarios beyond the ever-present need to secure corporate laptops at public hotspots.