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Public Wi-Fi – Fast, Free and Easy – Part 3

Keith Parsons of Wireless LAN Professionals comments: This final description of good public Wi-Fi is another one with lots of controversy. First a caveat, if you live in a country which has some crazy law which forces a solution other than this easy one – obviously you’ll need to follow the laws of your country. Or better yet, lobby to remove such crazy restrictions! Easy can be described quite quickly… to access a Wi-Fi SSID, the end user must click on the SSID once. After that, the client device remembers the SSID and joins automatically from then on. Keith wraps up his public Wi-Fi … [Read More...]

The Eternal Wait For Vendor Software Updates

Bob Plankers of The Lone Sysadmin comments: There’s been a fair amount of commentary & impatience from IT staff as we wait for vendors to patch their products for the OpenSSL Heartbleed … [Read More...]

On experts, influencers, and evangelists

Gina Minks of G's View of the World writes: Sometimes the power, attention, and perks of being an expert or an evangelist can go to one’s head. I’ve been on both sides of this. When you are the go-to … [Read More...]

Public Wi-Fi – Fast, Free and Easy – Part 1

Keith Parsons of Wireless LAN Professionals comments: Many in the WLAN industry who like to sell solutions to their customers might find the attitudes reflected in these posts as counter to them … [Read More...]