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Items tagged with: Security

WPA Exploit Not All It's Cracked Up To Be

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 adds Security Service to more routers

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.

How To Crack WPA / WPA2

How To Crack WPA / WPA2Wireless networks secured by WPA / WPA2 can be cracked. But it's not as easy as cracking WEP.

Tiny package, big security - Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro Review

Yoggie Gatekeeper ProYoggie's Gatekeeper Pro packs impressive UTM features into an ultra-portable package.

Sonicwall TZ190 Review: UTM + WWAN

Sonicwall TZ190UTM (Unified Threat Management) appliances are the current hot trend. But Sonicwall has upped the ante by throwing in WWAN access.

Iomega, Postini announce SMB email security partnership

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, AirMagnet team to prevent wireless data theft

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 VeriSign’s 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.

Snort vulnerability found

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.

Full story on ZDNet UK

CRYPTOCard adds Managed Authentication Service

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 CRYPTOCard’s authentication technology, which is deployed by "major organizations" in over 70 countries.

Streamlined Hotspot Logins for Portable Devices

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.

Full Story on Wi-Fi Networking News

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