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Risky business: Understanding Wi-Fi threats

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802.11 (Wi-Fi) Wireless LANs can reduce network installation cost, make your workforce more productive and improve your company's bottom line. But poorly-secured WLANs can also leave your company's network vulnerable to misuse and attack, jeopardizing business assets.

In this webcast, you will learn why most WLANs are inherently vulnerable right from the start. You will see how hackers leverage common weaknesses to gather confidential data, prey upon wireless users and penetrate business networks. Forewarned is forearmed: by understanding these Wi-Fi threats, you can realistically assess business risk and take steps to effectively defend your network from wireless hackers.

Speaker

Lisa Phifer President, Core Competence Inc.

Session 3: Diverse Mobile Platforms, Complicated Security

Session 4: Safeguarding Mobile Applications

Lisa Phifer has been involved in the design, implementation, and evaluation of networking, security, and management products for over 25 years. Since joining Core Competence in 1995, she has advised companies large and small regarding security needs, product assessment, and the use of emerging technologies and best practices. Lisa teaches about wireless LANs and mobile device security and management, and has written extensively for numerous publications, such as enterpriseNetworkingPlanet, Information Security Magazine, SearchMobileComputing, SearchSecurity, and more.

Vendor:
Nokia
Posted:
05 Apr 2006
Premiered:
Apr 11, 2006, 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT)
Format:
Audio
Type:
Podcast
Language:
English

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