Issue No.07 - July (2005 vol.38)
Kjell J. Hole , University of Bergen
Erlend Dyrnes , Ernst & Young--Bergen
Per Thorsheim , EDB Business Partner
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2005.241
Hackers can decrypt and read data on a wireless link protected by built-in WEP encryption, and they may even be able to access the data on a wired network through a Wi-Fi access point. The authors assess Wi-Fi network security in one city, analyze alternative security techniques, and suggest ways to secure such networks.
Wi-Fi networks, wireless security, wireless hacking, virtual private networks
Kjell J. Hole, Erlend Dyrnes, Per Thorsheim, "Securing Wi-Fi Networks", Computer, vol.38, no. 7, pp. 28-34, July 2005, doi:10.1109/MC.2005.241