Without server certificate validation, WPA2-Enterprise isn’t secure

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Without server certificate validation, WPA2-Enterprise isn’t secure

This article is the first in a series on server certificates. Your users have strong, unique passwords, your networks are protected with WPA2-Enterprise encryption, and you use 802.1x for authentication. WPA2-Enterprise is the gold standard when it comes to security, …

How can businesses keep up? The global WLAN security market predicted to skyrocket within the next 5 years.

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How can businesses keep up? The global WLAN security market predicted to skyrocket within the next 5 years.

The latest and greatest smartphones are more likely to have productivity apps that foster innovation within the workplace. How can businesses say no when these devices enhance employee performance? According to a report published by TechNavio in December, wireless security …

Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

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Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

In a recent discovery by French researchers in conjunction with Microsoft Research, the SSL/TLS protocols used to encrypt connections between browsers and website servers were found to be vulnerable on a variety of commonly used operating systems and browsers, including …

Comprehensive Study Reveals The Tremendous Growth Of Public WiFi Hotspots By 2018, Raising Questions About Security

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Comprehensive Study Reveals The Tremendous Growth Of Public WiFi Hotspots By 2018, Raising Questions About Security

Earlier this month, a study was released that revealed the results of the most in-depth research to date regarding global public WiFi hotspot deployments. What researchers found may not be surprising considering the fact that consumers are now requesting instantaneous …

POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

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POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

Earlier this month a newly discovered flaw was discovered by Google researchers that exploits an outdated encryption protocol, Secure Sockets Layer version 3 (SSLv3). SSLv3 protects secure web links and safeguards connections your browser makes to financial institutions, email providers …

Marriott Jams WiFi Networks, Disconnecting Hotel Guests’ Personal Hotspots

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Marriott Jams WiFi Networks, Disconnecting Hotel Guests’ Personal Hotspots

Who knew that a worldwide hotel chain could monopolize the WiFi networks accessed on its property? Earlier this month Marriott was fined $600,000 for “jamming” guest-created hotspots while also charging consumers and small businesses exorbitant fees (upwards of $250-$1000 for …

ICloud.Com Website Compromised In China, Leading To The Potential For Rampant Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

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ICloud.Com Website Compromised In China, Leading To The Potential For Rampant Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

Last week, after a report of a hack into iCloud.com in China, Apple posted a security notice on its website, telling browser users to pay attention to warnings of unsecure digital certificates. Perpetrators plan organized network attacks using unsecure or …

Apple Fixes Crucial Enterprise WiFi Authentication Flaw With New IOS 8 Operating System

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Apple Fixes Crucial Enterprise WiFi Authentication Flaw With New IOS 8 Operating System

Even the king of the smartphone can’t avoid inevitable security vulnerabilities within its operating systems. Apple’s recent release of iOS 8 addresses a critical weakness present in older OS versions, which allowed potential attackers to hijack the wireless network authentication …