AirTight Expert Speaks on BYOD Revolution at INTEROP Mumbai 2011: Session Covers Wi-Fi Threat Scenarios and Security Strategies

INTEROP Agenda Reflects Changing Nature of the Industry: Sessions on 'Consumerization of IT, Mobility & Social Media

Sep 26, 2011, 08:00 ET from AirTight Networks

PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, India, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTight Networks® announced today that Dr. Kaustubh Phanse, Principal Wireless Architect at AirTight, is presenting at INTEROP Mumbai 2011 on September 29th.  Phanse's presentation, titled "Bring Your Own Device: An IT Dream or a Security Nightmare," will describe the real Wi-Fi threat scenarios posed to enterprise networks by the BYOD revolution and lay out practical strategies organizations can implement to enforce security policies and protect their networks, wired or wireless, from emerging wireless threats presented by Wi-Fi enabled Smartphones.


"Because the workforce is increasingly mobile and employees demand any-time, anywhere access — and on the devices they want to use, iPhones, iPads, Droids and Tablets — the enterprise today must learn not only how to manage this flood of devices but also how to secure the network from unwanted access," said Dr. Phanse.  "INTEROP has recognized this important trend and is presenting its attendees with valuable sessions covering these emerging areas of concern."

According to INTEROP, "The conference topics at INTEROP Mumbai 2011 reflect the changing nature of the industry, and accordingly, we have multiple sessions related to Social Media, the 'Consumerization of IT', Mobility and its impact on the enterprise."

When: Thursday - 29 September, 2011, 15:45 – 6:15 Hall B

What:  Bring your Own Device: An IT dream or a security nightmare?

Speaker: Dr. Kaustubh Phanse, Principal Wireless Architect, AirTight Networks

AirTight is the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS) and Wi-Fi Cloud Services for compliance and access and was recently rated Strong Positive in the Gartner Marketscope for Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems. A free copy of the report is available from AirTight at the link above.


INTEROP is the leading and most comprehensive business technology event worldwide. Interop brings together the largest audience of enterprise buyers, SMB buyers, channel buyers, press, analysts and partners—all in one place. For last 2 years, IT professionals, business leaders and technology providers have gathered at Interop Mumbai to push the business of technology to new heights. Interop conference addresses the opportunities and challenges that companies face when putting technology to work.

About AirTight

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 23 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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