The Growth of 802.11b and 802.11g Networks in the Perth CBD, Western Australia
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Computer and Information Science /Centre for Security Research
With the steadily decreasing cost and increased availability of hardware supporting the technology Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) have become an attractive solution for the transmission of information and provide way to extend network connectivity without the use of cabling to a number of fixed or portable devices. Amongst concerns over potential security implications of the technology and the confidentiality of transmitted data are questions regarding the scope of the problem i.e. the growth rate of Wireless networks.