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ALSO CALLED: Wireless Fidelity, WiFi
DEFINITION: Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term forcertain types of wireless local area network (WLAN) that use specifications in the 802.11 family. The term Wi-Fi was created by an organization called the Wi-Fi Alliance, which overseestests that certify product interoperability. A product thatpasses the alliance tests is given the label "Wi-Ficertified" (a registered trademark).Originally,  … 
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Wireless Protection for the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Growing threats could compromise wireless LAN devices at hotspots, airports, hotels and other public access networks. Learn how to enforce corporate policies & defend mobile clients from attacks that happen outside the secure enterprise per...
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

AirDefense Inc.

Troubleshooting Wireless LANs to Improve Wi-Fi Uptime and Security
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives you an in-depth look at the wireless troubleshooting process. You'll learn how to improve security and performance by identifying rogue access points and ad-hoc networks and learn how to conduct network audits.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2005

Fluke Networks
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WI-FI DEFINITION (continued): …  Wi-Fi certification was applicable only toproducts using the 802.11b standard. Today, Wi-Fi can apply toproducts that use any 802.11 standard. The 802.11specifications are part of an evolving set of wireless networkstandards known as the 802.11 family. The particularspecification under which a Wi-Fi network operates is calledthe "flavor" of the network. Wi-Fi has gained acceptance in manybusinesses, agencies, schools, and homes as an alternative to awired LAN. Many airports, hotels, and fast-food facilitiesoffer public access to Wi-Fi networks. These locations areknown as hot spots. Many charge … 
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