Wi-Fi in the News2019-07-24T21:10:13+00:00
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Wi-Fi hacks happen at an alarming rate, learn about the latest hacks around the world.

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How to Enhance Wi-Fi Security Controls for PCI DSS

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted and mature information security standard designed to secure credit/debit card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information. But, more could be done to help protect against Wi-Fi Layer 2 attacks such as flooding an access point (AP) with de-authentication frames, cracking WPA2/WPA3, and connecting a Rogue AP onto the network that allows attackers to siphon cardholder [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|

Coffee and Wi-Fi with Ryan Orsi

On May 14-16 Washington D.C. hosted Wi-Fi NOW 2019 USA 'Celebrating 20 Years of Wi-Fi' conference and expo. Surrounded by all the Wi-Fi industry players who gathered together to present and discuss future opportunities and challenges – it was the place to be! For three days, the conference agenda was packed with inspirational keynote speakers, innovators, and experts. At the expo, you experienced live demos and had the [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|

Great Wi-Fi Security Comes in a Small & Affordable Package

Where other enterprise-grade Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) access points (APs) focus only on serving up Wi-Fi to users, the new AP125 model does this and also blocks hackers from stealing passwords, credit cards, and other valuable data from you. More and more devices are leveraging Wi-Fi connectivity. This trend isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon, and while your customers and employees demand access to fast Wi-Fi, you might [...]

By |May 5th, 2019|

Channel Partners, Customers Talk Top Challenges and Benefits of Wi-Fi Security

WatchGuard works tirelessly to support and enable more than 10,000 MSSPs and VARs around the world. As a 100% channel-focused company, our partners are our customers. That’s why for “Get to Know Your Customer Day” – a celebration observed annually on the third Thursday of each quarter – our team took the opportunity to reach out to some of our channel partners (and their customers) to get to [...]

By |April 23rd, 2019|

Why WPA3 Is Not a Cure-all for Wi-Fi Hacking

Do you remember the Key Re-installation Attack or “KRACK attack” news from 2017? Most of us will never forget. When one researcher uncovered a number of vulnerabilities present in WPA2’s 4-way handshake, the world was shocked to realize that such a trusted standard’s encryption could be defeated so easily. In response, the Wi-Fi industry rallied together to develop an improved standard with better security – WPA3. Although WPA3 is leaps and [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|

The 6 Threats Every Wi-Fi System Should Be Able to Prevent

Wi-Fi has become an integral part of everyday business and life in general, yet Wi-Fi security still doesn’t receive as much attention or investment as it should. According to Wi-Fi NOW, nearly 75 percent of US smartphone traffic runs over Wi-Fi, as of Q4 2018. This spells a significant amount of opportunity for bad guys looking to attack unsuspecting users over under-secured or unprotected Wi-Fi connections. Due to [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|
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