Security Breach Vulnerabilities
Wired networks have always been advantageous in that they are fast,
stable, and provide a hard-lined connection to the network. Unfortunately,
wired networks restrict the user’s mobility throughout the office.
In addition, it is very difficult to deploy new users on a wired LAN, especially
if your location is geographically diversified from one department
to the next.
Wireless LANs provide users with the ability to work virtually anywhere.
The user can change his location at any time while keeping his
network connection. There are numerous cost and time advantages in
connecting new users on the network without having to extend your network
Mobile users have the most to gain from this technology because they
can access their e-mail through their cell phone, PDA, or any other
The greatest weakness of wireless technology is that it uses over-theair
infrared and radio transmissions to send data between two network
points, and these transmissions can be easily interrupted or intercepted.
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