Security 5 things you should know about wireless security Grant Buckler @itworldca Published: April 16th, 2009In the beginning, there was WEP. And WEP was no good. It quickly became apparent Wired Equivalent Privacy, the original encryption protocol for wireless networks, could be broken very easily with simple tools.Today, says Chris Kozup, senior manager of mobility solutions for Cisco Systems Inc. in San Jose, Calif., there are known techniques for breaking WEP encryption in less than a minute. “There should be no doubt that WEP as a protocol is flawed,” he says.So network security experts created Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). Then everything was good. Or was it? White paper IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force Related Download Sponsor: IBM Security trends in the healthcare industry Register Now Security hacking, networks, Protocol, virus, Wireless Networks Mitel to extend PBX to outsiders EMC's new Symmetrix array targets virtual data centers Related Content Sponsored By: ISA Being proactive in the age of the pro hacker Sponsored By: ISA Cybersecurity wake-up call: A 6-step approach to proactive incident response Are ‘Zombie Cars’ in our future? The Business Leadership Podcast: Greg Friesen, vice-president at DragonWave Inc.