Please join us for our February 2015 meeting at the SC State Museum's Gervais St Room (2nd Floor). The SC State Museum is located at 301 Gervais Street in Columbia.
The February meeting is sponsored by EarthLink/Airtight Networks
Speaker: Kevin McCauley
Director Worldwide Tech Services Airtight Networks
Presentation Topic: Secure WiFi/WIPS
Best Practices to Secure and Manage your
Wireless networks and handheld devices are vulnerable to many of the same threats as conventional wired networks. Intruders who gain access to information systems via wireless communications can bypass firewall protection. Once they have accessed systems, intruders can launch denial of service attacks, steal identities, violate the privacy of legitimate users, insert viruses or malicious code, and disable operations. Sensitive information that is transmitted between two wireless devices can be intercepted and disclosed if not protected by strong encryption. Handheld devices, which are easily stolen, can reveal sensitive information.