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AirTight Presents - Understanding the GAO NIST Guidelines on Wireless Security - at FCC Security Awareness Day


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTight® Networks, the global leader in secure Wi-Fi solutions, announced today that Tom Conklin, Managing Director for Government Sales at AirTight, will present on October 17 at the Federal Communication Commission Security Awareness Day in Washington D.C. Conklin's presentation, titled "Understanding the GAO NIST Guidelines on Wireless Security," elaborates on some of threats identified in the report issued by the GAO on securing wireless networks, the weaknesses found and industry best practices to improve the security posture of both the network as well as endpoint devices.


The presentation also identifies compliance standards (FISMA, NIST and DISA) relating to Wireless and No-Wireless networks.

In recognition of Security Awareness month, the FCC is conducting a Security Awareness Day to focus on Security in Mobile Computing Technology as an adjunct to its October 2012 commission meeting.

About AirTight Networks
AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions. AirTight's patented technology protects enterprises from the growing problem of Wi-Fi security threats, while allowing organizations to better manage their WLAN environment and comply with emerging wireless compliance standards (i.e. PCI). The Company's award-winning SpectraGuard wireless intrusion prevention solution (WIPS) family provides enterprise security and compliance professionals with unparalleled capabilities to accurately detect, classify, block and locate all Wi-Fi security threats, while helping network operations staff to quickly monitor and troubleshoot WLAN performance issues. AirTight's pioneering Cloud Services family of cloud-hosted subscription services delivers the world's first and only "No Capex" multi-tenant WIPS, PCI wireless compliance and controller-less WLAN access solutions all in a single device.

AirTight's award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the government, financial, retail, hospitality, telecom, technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare and education sectors. AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 24 U.S. and international patents granted to date (UK, Australia Japan) and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA.

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