Wi-Fi in the News2019-05-13T23:45:37+00:00
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Wi-Fi hacks happen at an alarming rate, learn about the latest hacks around the world.

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|

This Twenty-Year Old Hack Still Beats Most Wi-Fi Access Points – And Here’s Why

Wi-Fi is the most popular wireless networking protocol in the world and has existed for almost 20 years, but in that time, the layer two surface has remained largely undefended from many wireless attacks. Our Director of Product Management and resident Wi-Fi expert Ryan Orsi recently wrote a guest blog for Dark Reading, which explains how Wi-Fi security is lagging across the wireless industry and digs into the details [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|
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