WLAN security on a budget

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As managers become increasingly concerned about WLAN security, a brisk business has grown up for wireless appliances and software that purport to lock down your network. While these tools can be useful, you should also know that your current wireless network and equipment has security features that you're probably not making full use of. These tips will help you make the most of current software and hardware, emphasizing good design and best practices over expensive security solutions. You'll also learn about some situations when the most intense security measures simply aren't called for - another area in which you can conserve precious resources.

Securing wireless: WLAN best practices

Type: Feature

Source: searchSecurity.com Defining best practices for designing and implementing 802.11 security

Type: Feature

Source: Vigilar, Inc. History and best practices of wireless network security

Type: Research

Source: SANS Institute Best practices in wireless security

Type: Tip

Source:Tech Transform Best practices for 802.11 network vulnerabilities

Type: Feature

Source: National Infrastructure Protection Center Wireless Security and Privacy: A book review

Type: Book review

Source: Help Net Security Wi-Fi security for the masses

Type: Feature

Source: Information Week Wireless security: Create your own VPN

Type: Tip

Source: Extreme Tech Formulating a wireless LAN security policy

Type: White paper

Source: Giac.org Improved Wi-Fi security is not for everyone yet

Type: Feature

Source: Yahoo! News

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