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WiFi Risks and Threats

WiFi: Benefits, Risks and Security Needs

Organizations around the world are increasingly turning to wireless systems to run their businesses. WiFi is quite possibly the most widely used of these systems, but can be one of the most vulnerable if proper precautions are not taken. Garry Drummond, our Founder and CEO talks about all things WiFi, offering advice and insights for organizations on how to securely and safely leverage WiFi in their company.

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Garry Drummond, Founder and CEO of LOCH, explains WiFi, its functionality, and the risks for organizations

Risks and Threats to WiFi

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Garry Drummond explains the threats and risk of WiFi

Wireless technologies, while offering numerous benefits, also introduce a range of risks and threats such as unauthorized access, eavesdropping, man-in-the-middle attacks, denial of service attacks, rogue access points, SSID spoofing, weak encryption, physical security risks, and vulnerabilities in Bluetooth and NFC. To mitigate these risks, organizations and individuals should implement robust security measures including encryption, authentication, access control, intrusion detection systems, and conduct regular security audits of their wireless networks and devices.

Examples of WiFi Threats



Denial of Service

Rogue Access Points

SSID Spoofing

How do we protect against WiFi threats and vulnerabilities?

LOCH provides innovative solutions to combat wireless security threats through our AirShield platform, offering customers comprehensive visibility of their environment and dynamic adaptation to various frequencies and protocols. AirShield enables an independent audit of findings, prioritizes risks by severity for targeted action, and facilitates mitigation capabilities, thereby allowing organizations to effectively manage and neutralize wireless security risks across an ever-changing landscape.

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Garry Drummond explains how to secure your WiFi network

LOCH solves WiFi security issues through

Wireless Audit

Risk Prioritization

Mitigation Capabilities

Proactive Response

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