News Factor: Powerful Wireless Security Tools for Free

My spin: Wireless is great but the lack of security is HUGE…check this out to protect yourself on the cheap. (but remember – (sometimes) you get what you pay for!
News Clip: Despite the best efforts of developers and standards bodies, wireless LANs are still the poster child for unsecured networks. Wireless network-security protocols contain enormous loopholes, coverage areas leak like a broken faucet, and many administrators do not even bother to turn on the security features that come with their systems. As a result, for many network managers, security is still in the Stone Age. So, simple things like analyzing network traffic, detecting rogue access points, and determining the network’s coverage area are vital tasks.
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