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Securing wireless Local Area Network interconnections with Layer 2 encryption - Story

July 14, 2010
Enabling military and civilian government operations to dynamically interconnect Local Area Networks (LANs), wireless technologies are a lifesaver in environments where wired connections are cost-prohibitive or just not practical. However, transmitting sensitive information over the airwaves presents security challenges including passive attacks and active attacks. Enter Layer 2 encryption, which can effectively thwart these security challenges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Julianne Showalter)
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