Wi-Fi

September 2, 2021

NETWORKING

Cisco Catalyst 9100 series, much more than Wi-Fi connectivity

Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Point is much more than Wi-Fi connectivity, it’s a multi-function and multi-purpose platform for Innovation, capable of enabling multiple wireless technologies.

July 13, 2021

NETWORKING

It is time to deprecate and replace Wi-Fi (un)Protected Setup!

The Wi-Fi industry has had a long history of continuous improvement of Wi-Fi's security features (WEP to WPA to WPA2 to WPA3), with only the occasional hiccup on the way. Wi-Fi Protected Setup represents one such hiccup. It is now time to put a plan in place to deprecate and replace Wi-Fi Protected Setup in the 2.4/5 GHz bands, and avoid any use in the greenfield, 6 GHz band!

June 3, 2021

NETWORKING

WPA3: Bringing Robust Security for Wi-Fi Networks

WPA3 has brought in robust security for Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi 6E and WFA mandating WPA3 for all new Wi-Fi certified devices will be one of critical drivers for the adoption of WPA3.

June 2, 2021

NETWORKING

Too Fast Too Furious with Catalyst Wi-Fi 6 MU-MIMO

Catalyst Wi-Fi 6 MU-MIMO significantly ameliorate network capacity. It provides more than two folds gain in throughput, which can fulfill high-bandwidth application requirements.

May 25, 2021

NETWORKING

If you can’t trust a MAC address, what can you trust?

The concept of random and changing MAC addresses is not brand new, but is beginning to have a real impact on how network tools operate. The idea that operating system vendors are providing users with increasing privacy by making it harder for big corporations to track them is a double edged sword. How can networking tools continue to provide critical services such as network access control, guest and BYOD services in an environment where the identifier of the endpoint, the MAC address, is no longer stable.