Posts in category Network Security

Hotspot 2.0 – Re-defining Wireless Access

Early this year, New York City announced that it was replacing its public phone booths with fast and free public Wi-Fi hotspots. The sheer scale of this network is not the only thing of interest, though. These hotspots differ from most of those we may be familiar with. They use a technology called Hotspot 2.0, […]

Clone wars – How to secure yourself from an evil hotspot

Evil Twin Access Point

If we take a look at which countries have the best-developed public Wi-Fi networks, it quickly becomes clear that countries with smaller economies are leading the way worldwide. According to a recent study by Rotten WiFi, numerous smaller European nations belong to the top 20 countries offering public Wi-Fi.

Certificate Authority for everyone? Or how to lock the NSA out

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Most companies today operate at several sites and use public networks to stay interconnected. With the aim of securing communication over the Internet, encryption techniques have seen significant development and refinement in recent years. In the case of site connectivity via VPN tunnel, the IPSec protocol is considered to be highly robust and secure.