WIPS complements MDM security by blocking personal smart devices

With the explosive growth of smart devices in the enterprise, Mobile Device Management (MDM) is a hot topic among IT departments these days.  In order to secure the network and protect sensitive data on mobile endpoints, many organizations are deploying tools to secure, monitor, and manage smart devices accessing their networks.  Installing an MDM agent on… Read More

Android found vulnerable to sidejacking!

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Last Friday, a vulnerability in Google’s ClientLogin Protocol was disclosed that makes most Android users vulnerable to “sidejacking.” All services (Calender, Contacts, Picasa, Stock Quotes, etc.) that use the Google’s ClientLogin API for “Auto Sync” are vulnerable.  Sidejacking (aka session hijacking) is not new to Wi-Fi. Firesheep that caused a stir last October is a recent example of… Read More

AirTight demos PCI and WiFi cloud solutions at NACStech conference

AirTight Networks will be demonstrating cloud-based PCI compliance and Wi-Fi access solutions at the NACStech conference in Las Vegas, May 16-18. AirTight Cloud Services provides scanning for, detection of, and prevention against rogue access points (APs) and other wireless vulnerabilities to satisfy PCI compliance requirements, while laying the foundation for strategic wireless initiatives in the… Read More

SMBs, WEP still a target for War Drivers

After the TJX breach, the PCI security council strengthened their wireless security standard in an attempt to prevent such catastrophic incidents from reoccurring.  While some of the largest retailers strengthened their wireless security, small and medium businesses need to take a look at their own security practices because they are just as susceptible, maybe more. … Read More