Overlooked design weaknesses in a widely used type of wireless network are seriously jeopardizing the network security of the retailers and manufacturers that rely on them, a security expert has determined. So-called FHSS, or frequency-hopping spread spectrum, networks are an early form of the 802.11 wireless data standard. …
But it's _RADIO_...
It's radio, it's invisible. Nobody would ever be able to analyze it.
How protected is any network? Even ethernet networks can be tapped into (if not easier), I have a phone line and broadband going into my house, for the first foot outside it is unprotected, it could easily be spliced into. Security has been greatly over looked in the rush to get networked.
Don't Forget -
Frequency hopping was the cheaper alternative to the "real" spread spectrum designed for secure tactical communications in noisy environments. If you wanted "secure" communications you should have asked.
Presumably the role of 'Practice Manager for Penetration Testing' does not require any facility with the English language. Such as knowing that architect is a noun, and therefore doesn't have a past participle...
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