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Old 4th September, 2008, 06:42 PM
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Is Wireless Really Worth It?

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Thursday, 04 September 2008
Wireless technology may be convenient, but it also introduces significant hassles – and risks

AUGUST 14, 2008 | Wireless networks are ubiquitous these days. We are all, for better or worse, being bombarded by radio waves in all sorts of frequency ranges, and if we could put a 2.4GHz monitor in our heads, we’d be overloaded by the sheer volume of traffic screaming around on wireless networks using that frequency.

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It sounds like whoever wrote that article doesn't know much about wireless in the enterprise.

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Add these to the security headaches of keeping synchronized encryption keys on all the devices, changing them regularly to limit the damage from compromise
You don't. You shouldn't be trying to use variations of protocols designed for home use in an enterprise situation. Instead, you set up a central authentication server (Radius), and use the enterprise versions of WPA. That way, authentication and authorisation is performed from a single central server, regardless of how many wireless access points you have.
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