John Gates

John Gates is a programmer and private consultant with over eight years of experience in the information technology field. He is owner of Dimante Computer Services LLC. He also serves as manager of information systems for a high school district in Illinois. Over the years, John has worked as a consultant for financial institutions and small businesses. He specializes in the deployment of secure remote access solutions for numerous client locations. John can be reached at [email protected]

How to Avoid Security Risks for Mobile Computing on Public WLANs

Wireless broadband Internet access via hotspots is convenient for both the casual surfer and the Internet-dependent teleworker. Unfortunately, current security technologies integrated into wireless LAN products offer insufficient protection...

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