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Aruba Taps Cloud to Secure Black Hat Wi-Fi

At the Black Hat security conference, wireless networks are under constant peril from the various the various hackers, researchers and pranksters who converge on the conference each year.

Aruba is using its cloud-based security system and a mesh networking configuration that provides for more efficient backhaul. The biggest challenge at Black Hat isn't securing the network, an Aruba executive explains, but rather convincing users that it's safe to log on. Wi-Fi Planet has the story.


LAS VEGAS -- What does it take to deliver and secure the wireless network at the Black Hat security conference?

For the 2010, event, it's a lot less manpower and physical hardware than you might think. Jon Green, product manager at wireless-networking vendor Aruba, explained to InternetNews.com that the company has done things a little differently at this year's event.

Read the full story at Wi-Fi Planet:
Securing the Black Hat Wi-Fi Network With Aruba's Cloud