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Unformatted text preview: WLAN security and privacy comparable to what one usually expects of a wired LAN. A wired LAN is usually protected by physical security mechanisms that are efficient for a controlled physical environment. This however may be useless for WLANs due to radio waves not being bound by walls that contain the network. Most people, who gain access to unprotected networks, only do it to browse the web; others gain access to both protected and unprotected networks with malicious intent. Some hackers gain access and try to steal sensitive data and important files. Securing a WLAN takes time and one needs to make sure they do it correctly and properly to ensure that no outside intruders can gain access to their network. WLAN 3 References Regan, P. (2004). Wide area networks. New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc....
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- Spring '11