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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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.


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