Wireless LANs enable users to establish and maintain a wireless network connection throughout or between buildings, without the limitations of wires or cables. Cisco provides a family of wireless LAN products that combine the mobility and flexibility users want from a wireless LAN product with the throughput and security they demand from a business LAN
With the increased reliance on wireless LANs (WLANs), businesses are becoming more concerned about network security. Network managers need to provide end users with freedom and mobility without offering intruders access to the WLAN or the information sent and received on the wireless network.
The Cisco wireless security solution for Cisco wireless products, Cisco Aironet Series products, and Cisco Compatible client devices, is an enterprise-ready, standards-based, WLAN security solution that gives network administrators’ confidence that their data will remain private and secure and that their network will be protected. The Cisco wireless security solution integrates with the Cisco Self-Defending Network, Network Admission Control, and is fully supported by the Cisco Unified Wireless Network.
The Cisco wireless security solution provides robust wireless LAN security services that closely parallel the security available in a wired LAN. It fulfills the need for consistent, reliable, and secure mobile networking by delivering industry-leading WLAN security services. This enterprise-class solution mitigates sophisticated passive and active WLAN attacks, interoperates with a range of client devices and provides reliable, scalable, centralized security management. It allows network administrators to deploy enterprise WLANs with scalable problem-free security administration that does not increase the burden on the IT staff.