View Full Version : Why VPN canít replace Wi-Fi security

05-13-2007, 04:50 PM

Posted by George Ou @ 7:14 pm
Every time the subject of wireless LAN security comes up, people ask me about VPN as a solution for securing Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi is the common marketing name for 802.11 wireless LANs). I've always told people that VPN security shouldn't be a substitute for good Wi-Fi security and I even posted a comprehensive guide to enterprise wireless LAN security, but a loyal group of VPN-only supporters have always argued for a VPN-only alternative. I'm going to explain VPN and Wi-Fi security as best I can and why there is a right time and right place for each architecture. ...

*Another great article by George