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    Using Wireless Technology Securely

    Using Wireless Technology Securely

    Wireless technology is cheap and ubiquitous, but despite recent improvements it still presents security risks. This primer outlines the major risks posed to your corporate network and data by wireless.

    In recent years, wireless networking has become more available, affordable and easy
    to use. Home users are adopting wireless technology in great numbers. On-the-go laptop
    users often find free wireless connections in places like coffee shops and
    airports.

    If you’re using wireless technology, or considering making the move to wireless, you
    should know about the security threats you may encounter. This guide highlights those
    threats, and explains what you need to know to use wireless safely, both in the home
    and in public. You will find definitions of underlined terms in the glossary at the end
    of this paper.

    The attached Zip file includes:

    • Intro Page.doc
    • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
    • Using Wireless Technology Securely.pdf

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