Glenn Fleishman over at Wi-Fi Net News had a chat with Eric Tews, one of the researchers reported to have come up with a crack for WPA's TKIP encryption. Glenn has posted a good summary of what he found has really been discovered.
The short story is that if you are using WPA/TKIP, you have little to fear from this exploit. You are more at risk from using a weak passphrase, whether you are running WPA/TKIP or WPA2/AES.
D-Link today said its SECURESPOT 2.0 Internet Security and Parental Control Services has been added to two more of its draft 802.11n routers.
Wireless networks secured by WPA / WPA2 can be cracked. But it's not as easy as cracking WEP.
Iomega today announced a partnership with Postini to offer managed email security and spam defense solutions to small and mid-sized businesses.
Under the agreement, Iomega is now delivering Postini's security and compliance solutions to SMBs in the United States and in international markets. Beginning next month, distributor Tech Data will offer its customers the new Iomega OfficeScreen Managed Email Security and Spam Defense - Powered by Postini.
VeriSign and AirMagnet today announced a new service designed to shield corporate wireless networks from data theft and other security threats.
VeriSign Wireless IPS is the latest addition to VeriSigns Managed Security Services, which is part of the VeriSign Layered Security Services Solution. The new service helps customers design, deploy, manage and monitor wireless intrusion prevention systems.
On Monday, Sourcefire the company behind the open-source intrusion-detection application Snort said that hackers could potentially execute malicious code on a system running Snort and gain access to confidential data.
The vulnerability was reported to Sourcefire by Internet Security Systems (ISS), the security arm of IBM.
Authentication technology developer CRYPTOCard yesterday announced the introduction of its CRYPTO-MAS Managed Authentication Service.
CRYPTO-MAS is a Managed Authentication Service that protects companies and their employees against shoulder surfing, social engineering, and other forms of password theft by using token-based two-factor authentication in combination with a Personal Identification Numbers (PINs). The service uses CRYPTOCards authentication technology, which is deployed by "major organizations" in over 70 countries.
Devicescape launches new service, software, to reduce friction: The company opened its public beta to enable portable Wi-Fi-equipped devices to attach themselves to hotspots without the tedium--when it's even possible--of logging in.
Devicescape, until now, has been known as an embedded Wi-Fi driver developer, making network software that runs on devices that have very little space and very little battery power to carry out that task. They're leveraging their knowledge and experience in launching this new service.