How To Secure WLANs: A Visual Overview

, March 26, 2013 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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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.


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