WLAN On Rise; So Are Security Worries

September 2006
Business Communications Review;Sep2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p6
Trade Publication
The article offers a look at statistics from the survey, "User Survey Report: Wireless LANs, North America and Europe, 2005," conducted by Gartner. According to the author, businesses expect to increase their deployments of wireless LANs, also called WLANs, in 2006 and 2007. Presented are quotes from Rachna Ahlawat, a representative at Gartner, who describes how an increase in the popularity of wireless LANs has led to increased worry about security and network management. She says that businesses are beginning to consider each employee as a node on a wired network.


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