Networking

12:08 PM
Lee Badman
Lee Badman
Slideshows
Connect Directly
Twitter
LinkedIn
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

How To Secure WLANs: A Visual Overview

Secure wireless networks don't just happen--users and IT pros have to make it happen. But what goes into making a wireless network secure? Here's a look some essential steps for locking down wireless communications, including advice for road warriors, small business owners and WLAN administrators running large networks.
Previous
4 of 9
Next


Control the Controller

There is a fair amount of sophistication to configuring the WLAN hardware for 802.1x-based security. This is a Cisco controller, but all enterprise wireless makers support the same typical wireless security options. All settings have to match the wireless client/supplicant configuration or users will not function properly on the WLAN.

 

Lee is a Network Engineer and Wireless Technical Lead for a large private university. He also teaches classes on networking, wireless network administrtaion, and wireless security. Lee's technical background includes 10 years in the US Air Force as an Electronc Warfare ... View Full Bio

Previous
4 of 9
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Hot Topics
13
White-Box Switches: Are You Ready?
Tom Hollingsworth 7/28/2014
7
Understanding IPv6: Link-Local 'Magic'
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion,  7/24/2014
2
Fall IT Events: On The Road Again With 10 Top Picks
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,  7/29/2014
White Papers
Register for Network Computing Newsletters
Cartoon
Current Issue
2014 Private Cloud Survey
2014 Private Cloud Survey
Respondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% ­extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed