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Archive for January, 2013

Third time’s NOT the charm for Cisco’s adaptive WIPS (aWIPS)

January 26th, 2013
Can you beleive it? - yet another alert came out about a vulnerability in Cisco’s WIPS (adaptive Wireless Intrusion Prevention System or aWIPS as Cisco likes to call it):

 

Particularly interesting is Cisco’s proposed workarounds which state:

Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers Wireless Intrusion Prevention System Denial of Service Vulnerability

Proposed workarounds for vulnerabilities in Cisco wireless LAN Controllers

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How AirTight’s new network+security console tames distributed Wi-Fi

January 14th, 2013

As Wi-Fi deployments extend into large distributed environments, management of these Wi-Fi networks poses unique challenges. It could be the clinic-wide deployment for the medical facility running into 100’s of sites, branch-wide deployment for the bank running into 1000’s of sites, or store-wide deployment for the fast food restaurant running into 10,000’s sites. The network and security management needs for such deployments are very different from the traditional campus Wi-Fi. Accordingly, the network management console has to deliver on a number of fronts. Read more…

Cloud computing, WiFi Access, Wireless security, WLAN networks , , , , , ,