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Microsoft releases secure wireless technology
Xoc

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Msg#: 95 posted 6:34 pm on Sep 6, 2002 (gmt 0)

This article [microsoft.com] talks about the technical aspects of Microsoft's secure wireless technology. As you may know, the WEP security protocol used in 802.11b is inherently unsecure [isaac.cs.berkeley.edu]. This article shows how Microsoft is tightening the security of wireless communication.

 

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Msg#: 95 posted 8:14 pm on Sep 9, 2002 (gmt 0)

Funny that should come up on the same day taht Garner called PocketPC unsuitable for enterprise computing.

[vnunet.com...]

Analyst Gartner has slammed Microsoft's Pocket PC 2002 handheld operating system (OS) as unsuitable for enterprise computing, warning that it lacks even basic security features.

According to Gartner, Microsoft had no plans to address many of the basic security issues to raise security to enterprise level...


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Msg#: 95 posted 8:15 pm on Sep 9, 2002 (gmt 0)

I wish they would stop using the word 'secure' because we've seen it time after time it is not and will never be :P~

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