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The IEEE 802.11b security problem. 1

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Williams, J. ; Practice Manager Americas, Sun MicroSystems Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA

It is important to be aware of the security issues a wireless LAN can pose, and take steps to use its built-in security features. IEEE 802.11b-related security issues range from security management to inherent weaknesses of the underlying technologies. In addition, WLANs are subject to the same attacks that target traditional LANs.

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IT Professional  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 6 )