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Re: Open WiFi Access Point BCP's???

  • From: Jerry Dixon
  • Date: Fri Apr 27 19:41:18 2007

You can visit the US-CERT website at  for overview and recommendations on wireless.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: Open WiFi Access Point BCP's???

On 4/27/07, MARLON BORBA <[email protected]> wrote:

If you want to follow just one rule, it's this:-

Instruct your users to never (I mean NEVER) use applications which run
over unencrypted protocols.
Security first.


Indeed. If you know ahead of time unencrypted 802.11(whatever) is going to be used, *always* use a VPN or tunnel of some sort to secure your traffic (if the apps you'll be using have no native encryption).