Try as you might, you just can't stop users from opening virus-ridden e-mail attachments, or compromising security in some other manner. What can you do about it? Jacqueline Emigh reports.
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It's pretty clear that networks are going to need to pay special attention to security this year, and now is still not too late to review (or put into place) effective security policies. Jacqueline Emigh reports that there are a good many resources that offer templates to get you started.
Right now, a lot of war driving is apparently still being done just for fun. Driveby hackers catch a bit of free Internet access, or eavesdrop on e-mail. However, if left wide open, the security holes in wireless networks carry the potential for much more serious consequences.
War Drivers, otherwise known as Driveby Hackers, may be stealing services from your LAN. Administrators, security pros, and students have been checking out just how easy it is to gain access to Wireless LANs using little more than a laptop, wireless card, and a sniffer. Are you at risk?