Bluesocket Layers Wireless Security

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2004-10-04 Print this article Print

The updated software for Bluesocket's wireless gateway appliances emphasizes strong, flexible authentication, increased scalability for larger networks and defenses against day-zero attacks.

The latest version of software for Bluesocket Inc.s wireless gateway appliances provides simplified strong authentication, tighter integration with Cisco Systems Inc.s WLAN gear, and an occasionally effective intrusion detection and prevention tool that needs better monitoring capabilities.

Click here to read the full review of Bluesocket 4.0.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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