Wireless data communications is set to move from a niche to mainstream business tool rapidly over the next few years. Although the growth rates differ, every published market study points to increasing business use of wireless technologies.
Passive packet capture is necessary for many activities including network debugging and monitoring. With the advent of fast gigabit networks, packet capture is becoming a problem even on PCs due to the poor performance of popular OSs.
Verizon Wireless is being sued by customers in California for disabling certain Bluetooth capabilities in a Motorola Handset sold by Verizon.
Texas has become the latest state to attempt to put a stop to spammers when it launched a lawsuit against a University of Texas student and a California resident.
Google has produced a cut-down version of its commercial search appliance specifically targeted at small and medium sized businesses. The “Google Mini” arrives alongside an upgrade to the original Google Search Appliance.
2004 was the year that spyware became mainstream. Every computer user has been told that any issues with performance or their computer not functioning is due to the vile junk – as opposed to in days of old where poor performance could simply be blamed on “an old computer” that needed reformatting.
The steady growth of Wi-Fi in the enterprise demands that corporate IT teams learn and adopt new security methodologies tailored to the unique requirements and weaknesses of wireless networks.
“We have met the enemy, and he is us.” Read the latest FBI/CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey, and that adage from the old Pogo comic strip is likely to be your conclusion.
Microsoft announced the beta release of Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware earlier this week, and the software has been received with a mixture of appreciation and dirision.
The biggest advance in wireless security over the past year and a half has been the releaseand growing market acceptance of the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) securityspecification.