Wednesday, April 27, 2005

The privacy challenge for wireless technology

Andy Dornan, Network Magazine

Mobile light switches may be attractive to consumers, but the main enterprise use for ZigBee will be automated sensors. These will require a link to the LAN and a secure way to ensure that different ZigBee networks remain distinct. Without strong security, ubiquitous wireless could mean that every appliance becomes a potential rogue AP, and every visitor a potential war driver.

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