[unisog] Access control in wireless and other plublic access
egibson at uwo.ca
Fri Oct 25 15:13:20 GMT 2002
Two other products similar to the vernier would be Bluesocket
http://www.bluesocket.com/ and Colubris Networks http://www.colubris.com/en/
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 Fulton, Computer and Network Security Officer
> The University of Auckland, New Zealand
> "It aint necessarily so" - Gershwin
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