Any technology is often surrounded by questions and misconceptions. Cloud Wi-Fi is no exception. Here are some common myths about cloud Wi-Fi. We talk data, security, bottlenecks, price, functionality, and more to bring you the truth behind each misconception. Read more
This is part two of the three-part blog series dedicated to wireless PCI, which is a hot topic for retailers and other enterprises that accept payment cards. We look at 802.11ac, IoT and new network requirements, all of which create challenges for compliance and security officers. But the impact is not limited to just security personnel. IT and marketing, while focused on efficiencies and customer engagement, should also learn about wireless threats and trends. Brand protection is a team effort!
Read on for the in-depth look into the trends that impact wireless PCI compliance.
Choose your wireless network carefully. Cloud and APs are not all created equal.
Clearly we’re not in Kansas anymore … According to IDC, the growing global Internet of Things (IoT) market is on course to hit $7.1 trillion by 2020. With the rapid rise of connected devices in the IoT landscape there is growing concern about elevated security risks associated with the sheer volume of new devices coming online. AirTight can help you plan for IoT capacity and network traffic, as well as optimal secure coverage across your site. Read more
The FCC issued an order and consent decree (settlement details) DA 14-1444 in the investigation of Marriott International regarding blocking of personal Wi-Fi hot spots in the conference facilities of the Gaylord Opryland hotel. The FCC imposed $600,000 fine. Read more
Watch the video from Wi-Fi Hacking 101 event series with Rick Farina, AirTight Networks senior wireless security researcher and resident hacker. “Security? Who cares,” I hear most people say. They would quickly change their mind if they had met Rick Farina, AirTight’s ethical hacker (known on Twitter as @RickLikesWIPS). UK resellers got the opportunityat a… Read More
Read the interview with Greg Griffiths, vice president of retail solutions at EarthLink Business, on the trends in retail WiFi. Also download RIS report “Is CMO on Your Side?”, courtesy of EarthLink. What are retailers looking for in WiFi today? We need to look at retail and restaurants separately. Restaurants have deployed WiFi for a… Read More
This week we are at Midsize Enterprise East Summit (MES East) in Orlando. The conference brings together 220+ CIOs and senior level IT decision makers. They come together to meet with top technology vendors to focus on the latest and greatest IT opportunities for their business. What is AirTight focusing on during the conference? Businesses are always looking… Read More
EarthLink launched its Secure WiFi™ service in the US, with the official announcement out yesterday: EarthLink Launches New Secure WiFi Service, Featuring Integrated Security, Customer Analytics and Social Media Check out the news coverage following the announcement: FierceTelecom: EarthLink serves up Wi-Fi for multi-site businesses Channel Partners Online: EarthLink Teams with AirTight Networks to Offer… Read More
This is the biggest show in the UK for physical and technical fraud protection within the retail and online industries and AirTight was invited to attend for the first time, an invite we accepted gladly as we can offer secure, PCI compliant Wi-Fi which ultimately offers brand protection, so a win-win for all! Secret Identities… Read More
Read about trends in education technology: Wi-Fi as a subscription service, outlook for 802.11ac adoption in schools and integration of social media into wireless networking. BETT 2014, UK’s learning technology show, has been and gone, but it certainly won’t be forgotten! For those in the educational technology sector, be it primary school teachers all the way… Read More