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ITPSC February 2015 Monthly Meeting: EarthLink - Secure WiFi/WIPS

  • 17 Feb 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • SC State Museum - Gervais St. Room (2nd floor)


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Please join us for our February 2015 meeting at the SC State Museum's Gervais St Room (2nd Floor).  The SC State Museum is located at 301 Gervais Street in Columbia.

The February meeting is sponsored by EarthLink/Airtight Networks

Speaker: Kevin McCauley

Director Worldwide Tech Services Airtight Networks

Presentation Topic: Secure WiFi/WIPS

Best Practices to Secure and Manage your

Wireless Infrastructure

Wireless networks and handheld devices are vulnerable to many of the same threats as conventional wired networks. Intruders who gain access to information systems via wireless communications can bypass firewall protection. Once they have accessed systems, intruders can launch denial of service attacks, steal identities, violate the privacy of legitimate users, insert viruses or malicious code, and disable operations. Sensitive information that is transmitted between two wireless devices can be intercepted and disclosed if not protected by strong encryption. Handheld devices, which are easily stolen, can reveal sensitive information.

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sign-In and Gathering
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Buffet Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Business Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Presentation/Door Prize

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