Often security configurations are set at the access point level, but NIST is recommending that enterprises set standard security configurations across all WLAN components, including client devices. Moreover, organizations should standardize, automate and centralize as much of their WLAN security configuration and maintenance as possible, NIST recommended.
Dubbed Iridium Force, the plan calls for more-accessible and cost-effective Iridium technology so that its partners can develop a wider range of Iridium-based products and services. As a result, Iridium will be licensing both its core technologies and its satellite connectivity.
Wi-Fi networks are moving closer to becoming an extension of mobile networks through standards work that will add elements such as security, authentication and automatic roaming. The development could be a boon for public-safety LTE operators that will have limited footprints at the onset.
he Joint Finance Committee passed a provision in the biennial budget that would dissolve WiscNet, a non-for-profit broadband Internet cooperative that provides broadband to both public and private institutions in Wisconsin.