Enterprise Networking Planet: OpenVPN Locks Down the WLAN
Mar 02, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
[ Thanks to Erin
for this link. ]
"Wireless security is in a state of flux. WEP is nearly
universal, but weak, and a pain to administer. WPA is stronger, but
new enough that most wireless devices do not have it. Some can be
upgraded by flashing the firmware, but for the purposes of this
article we don't care, because we're going to pretend that WEP/WPA
do not exist and not use them.
"OpenVPN on a Linux box provides a secure, reliable way to set
up a point-to-point encrypted tunnel for the wireless Windows
clients on your company LAN. All traffic over the link is
encrypted. You won't have to bother with WEP or WPA at all..."