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  • 12 personal security resolutions for 2013

    Among your typical New Year's resolutions - lose weight, stop smoking, be happier - you should consider making some pledges to better secure your digital life. You might even be healthier if you can prevent the stress of a digital disaster, like malware wiping out your PC, having your online accounts hacked, or becoming a victim of identify theft because of a phishing scam or data theft. With that in mind, here are some security resolutions you should consider for the new year.

  • Defcon Wi-Fi hack called no threat to enterprise WLANs

    Enterprise Wi-Fi networks can keep using WPA2 security safely, despite a recent Defcon exploit that has been widely, but wrongly, interpreted as rendering it useless.

  • The 5 coolest things to come out of CES

    Anyone who's attended tech conventions over the past five years has heard plenty about 4G wireless networks, but this year the hype has become a reality.

  • Best free WiFi security tools

    WiFi security has come a long way from the days when consumers used wireless routers with inadequate or no encryption, and overlooked the need to change default passwords for gateway access.

  • Despite Google Street Car incident, WiFi data collection continues

    Four months ago, amidst a backlash from government regulators and privacy advocates, Google stopped collecting WiFi data with its Street View cars. But that doesn't mean Google has stopped collecting wireless data altogether, and neither have other companies such as Apple.

  • The lowdown on the Techworld product awards

    We're often asked why certain products won an award - or why others didn't. We don't want the judges' decision to be shrouded in secrecy so this year we're setting out why the winners triumphed.

  • 12 top mobile and wireless issues for 2008: Part 1

    There's a bumper year ahead, says Craig Mathias.

  • Performance is part of the Wi-Fi puzzle

    AirMagnet's Chia Chee Kuan tells us why wireless performance is as important as security - especially with fast, complex 802.11n waiting in the wings.

  • Replacing WEP has become an urgent priority

    The old wireless security standard was broken years ago, but some people have had to keep using it because of their equipment. Now is the time to change that.

  • Time to sell wireless security as a service?

    Wireless security has been mis-sold, says David King, of Airtight networks. It's essential to protect wired networks, and it has to be provided as a service.





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