[unisog] Access control in wireless and other plublic access networks

Ed Gibson egibson at uwo.ca
Fri Oct 25 15:13:20 GMT 2002


Hi Russell

Two other products similar to the vernier would be Bluesocket
http://www.bluesocket.com/  and Colubris Networks  http://www.colubris.com/en/

Ed Gibson
University of Western Ontario

Russell Fulton wrote:

> Hi All,
>         We are a looking for access control methods for large new project that
> will see both wireless LANs and publicly accessible network sockets in a
> large study area.  I have followed this list since its inception so I
> have seen the previous discussions on securing wireless LANs and I am
> following up several leads including Vernier and Nokia.
>
> The problem of securing publicly accessible network ports strikes me as
> being very similar to that of controlling access on a wireless network.
>
> My question is "Is anyone using the same systems to secure both wireless
> and physical ports?".
>
> Having one mechanism for both has obvious attractions.
>
> I'd also like to know of any 'new' products that I might miss by
> concentrating my research on the list archives.
>
> Cheers and thanks,
>
> Russell
>
> --
> Russell Fulton, Computer and Network Security Officer
> The University of Auckland,  New Zealand
>
> "It aint necessarily so"  - Gershwin



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