Stop Inflight Entertainment in the Interest of Public Safety

I and many of my security professional colleagues are not so sure that it’s safe to fly anymore. I know I cannot, without any level of confidence, say whether inflight onboard networks are secure, or whether they present a clear and present danger to the flying public.   I am saying, let’s take a pause.   In light of the myriad cyber-security …

Guide to Enterprise Wireless LAN Systems

NetworkWorld put together a handy guide to enterprise wireless LANs for PCWorld, and asked Winn for his input. Security consultant Winn Schwartau likes to tell how his then-12-year-old son used a Windows-based Palm Treo to wirelessly eavesdrop on business executives using laptops or PDAs on an airport or other public Wi-Fi net. He routinely collected …