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Comparative evaluation of vendor offerings and positioning in the WLAN security market, including security issue discussion and vendor rankings.
Today's WLAN security market is filled with stopgap solutions while vendors wait for finalization of standards that include specifications for roaming, load balancing, management frame encryption, and management.
Top considerations when evaluating security strength of WLAN equipment vendors are:
Rapid hand-offs for roaming clients
Quality of services mechanisms
Two-way authentication vs Medium Access Control (MAC) authentication
WIDPS to protect against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks and more
This report provides in-depth discussion around these security issues, and ranks vendor solutions based on their ability to deliver on the requirements.