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Re: Wireless insecurity at NANOG meetings

  • From: John M. Brown
  • Date: Sun Sep 22 18:17:13 2002

Use VPN technology, Use 802.11a/b as the media and nothing else.
Encrypte Tunnel your connections.


On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 05:06:27PM -0400, Sean Donelan wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 22 Sep 2002, Randy Bush wrote:
> >     - the users need to be told how to operate more safely, use
> >       end-to-end authentication and privacy, etc.  it's a matter of
> >       education.  and the education will stand them in good stead
> >       when they use 802.11 at starbucks, airports, etc.  we do this
> >       at ietf, but it is not allowed at nanog.
> 
> Sunday afternoon is full of tutorials on lots of different subjects.
> Has anyone volunteed to conduct a Sunday tutorial on wireless security
> for users of "public" wireless networks?
> 
> Although I think it is a mistake to think a wireless network security
> is different than using any other network you don't control.  Most
> wireless security tutorials tend to concentrate on "securing" the
> wireless network instead of how to communicate over an untrusted
> network.
> 
> 




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