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.

Meeting with Senator Patty Murray in Washington D.C.Trusted Wireless Environment at Wi-Fi NOW, LondonClaus Hetting (CEO & Chairman Wi-Fi NOW) with Ryan Orsi (on left)Trusted Wireless Environment at Wi-Fi Trek, Nashville, TNTrusted Wireless Environment at SxSW Conference & FestivalTrusted Wireless Environment at Wi-Fi NOW

How To Stop Wi-Fi Hackers Abusing Ubiquiti’s UniFi Access Points

Ubiquiti, a global networking technology company came onto the mainstream marketplace beginning in 2005 with a clever idea of offering products at low prices to mass markets guiding channel players to monetize their services instead of the hardware.  Every strategy has its pluses and minuses and some would say Ubiquiti’s low-price leader concept swung the pendulum too far, reducing their own ability to re-invest profits into their [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|

Meraki’s Air Marshal Gets Help from a New WIPS Sheriff

Wi-Fi hacking is a hot topic, but one that’s plagued by ambiguous and often contradictory technical terminology. Luckily, the lack of common definitions for Wi-Fi threat vectors has actually produced a solution to the problem: the Trusted Wireless Environment. The Trusted Wireless Environment framework succinctly defines the six Layer 2 Wi-Fi hacks that affect nearly every business today and provides a simple test criterion to determine if a [...]

By |January 27th, 2020|

5 Hot Topics From Wi-Fi NOW 2019 London

Wi-Fi NOW, an independent organization led by Claus Hetting, exists to hold the thought leadership agenda for the Wi-Fi industry.   Their mission is to support and promote all things Wi-Fi and they work with individuals, carriers, service providers, tech vendors, and regulators.  Basically, if there’s something happening in the world of Wi-Fi, it’s discussed at one of Wi-Fi NOW’s events first.  This year their European event was held [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|

The Most Common Wi-Fi Attacks Hotel Guests Need to Worry About

Wi-Fi is an important amenity at hotels around the world, whether for business travelers working on the go or vacationers watching Netflix on their phones. But hotel Wi-Fi networks are often vulnerable to Wi-Fi attacks that allow hackers to eavesdrop on network traffic and steal things like credit card information and sensitive corporate data. Our Director of Product Management for Wi-Fi, Ryan Orsi, wrote a guest post for Hospitality Technology [...]

By |September 15th, 2019|

5G Versus Wi-Fi: Which is More Secure?

Most smartphone users assume that cellular data networks are more secure than unknown Wi-Fi. In general they’re correct (and we still advise people to use their cellular data rather than an unknown or public Wi-Fi network when accessing sensitive information on a mobile device)! But, as the 5G rollout progresses, more and more cellular users will be exposed to Wi-Fi security threats via a process called Wi-Fi offloading. [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|

How MSPs Can Get a Leg Up on Their Competition with Wi-Fi Security

I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I think about Wi-Fi ALL THE TIME. Not just because Wi-Fi has become a necessity that I can’t live without, but also because I work for a company whose mission is to not only offer Wi-Fi to our partners and customers, but offer them secure Wi-Fi, so that they don’t ever have to worry about their data being compromised by [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|
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