What security issues will impede an organization from implementing a wireless LANs environment? Common WLAN security...
For example, many companies are now finding "rogue" wireless LANs inside their facility. APs installed by overly-enthusiastic employees still pose risk because they are usually unsecured, allowing access to the company network by anyone within a few hundred feet. More malicious APs can trick wireless stations into connecting to them instead of the company AP, intercepting and perhaps changing data mid-stream. Malicious users can also try to cripple your company's wireless LAN by flooding APs with bogus messages that eat up resources and deny access by legitimate users. Fortunately, security measures are now available to address most of these risks. To learn more, I recommend listening to these SearchSecurity.com webcasts:
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