Wireless security is broken and it doesn’t matter.

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It’s hard to pick up an industry magazine or a newspaper without finding an article about the latest security flaw in one of the wireless protocols. Companies are scrambling to fix the problem by throwing money and resources at new standards and products. Organizations everywhere are wasting financial resources on technologies that prevent their users from taking advantage of wireless networks because of perceived security reasons.

Most of us accept that wireless networks are vulnerable, but we don't realize that the reality of the situation is that it just doesn't matter. We've been using technology to protect systems and secure sensitive information traversing untrusted networks, such as the internet, for over 10 years. ...

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