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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.
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But Automated Configuration Is Better

Cloudpath Networks is a respected provider of supplicant configuration tools. This is a screenshot of Cloudpath's XpressConnect configuration utility running through an automated process that will correctly set all required parameters for this client device to be compatible with its secure WLAN. This capability is also available from some WLAN vendors, such as Aruba Networks and its ClearPass option.

 

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

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