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Windows 7: Wi-Fi security boost just over the horizon

24 Jul 2014   #1
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Wi-Fi security boost just over the horizon

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Considering how important Wi-Fi is and how widespread it has become, security for Wi-Fi has been a fairly static field for years. There are many problems with the protocols and with specific implementations, but the solutions tend to be to use other technologies to work around Wi-Fi's weaknesses.

There are solutions beginning to emerge, particularly 802.11u, a.k.a. PassPoint, Wi-Fi 2.0 and Hotspot 2.0. The goal of PassPoint is to make Wi-Fi easier, but a side-effect is to make security more robust.

In the meantime, users need to use third-party software and the sort of caution that very few have to avoid being vulnerable to compromise on Wi-Fi networks.
Read more at: Wi-Fi security boost just over the horizon | ZDNet


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24 Jul 2014   #2
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Read more about Passpoint:

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint | Wi-Fi Alliance

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