New Risks in 802.11n
Along with the potential performance and coverage benefits of 802.11n come a few new security risks, says industry security guru Joshua Wright. Wright presented a Webinar last week that outlined several new vulnerabilities that high-speed 802.11n networks introduce.
Wright, who has spent a decade ferreting out wireless security attacks (Compare WLAN Security products), is an instructor for the SANS Institute, an information technology watchdog organization that offers information security training, certification and information resources. Hes also a senior security researcher at Aruba Networks.
Here are a few 802.11n vulnerabilities he highlighted:
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