10 Books to Read in 2024

10 Books to Read in 2024 A list of books that I read over the past year which I recommend to others. The links below are to Amazon Kindle editions, but I find it effective to use Audible for Blinkist (The Cole’s Notes version of audiobooks) to listen while commuting or walking. Less screen time…

Wyebot – Wireless Intelligence Platform

Wyebot – Wireless Intelligence Platform Wyebot recently presented at #MFD10 hosted by TechFieldDay. Wyebot offers a stress-free Wi-Fi optimization solution. Their Wireless Intelligence PlatformTM (WIP) is a fast and easy way to proactively eliminate mission-disrupting Wi-Fi issues at remote locations while allowing WLAN practitioners to remotely optimize the network before users even know there is a problem. It’s always exciting to…

Defeating WPA2-Personal Wi-Fi on a WLAN Pi: A Step-by-Step Guide

Defeating WPA2-Personal Wi-Fi on a WLAN Pi: A Step-by-Step Guide Disclaimer: This article is intended for educational purposes ONLY. The information presented here is meant to serve as a hands-on exercise to augment understanding of cybersecurity and ethical hacking principles put into practice for lawful purposes. Introduction Ensuring the security of Wi-Fi networks is paramount…

Latency vs Probability of Collisions

Latency vs Probability of Collisions This post is based on a presentation I recently delivered – the first time at WLPC EU 2023 in Prague, CZ and the second at #MFD10 Ignite in San Jose, CA. According to statisticians, variations from the average are more relevant than the average itself. This complication often plays out…

Wi-Fi and Speedtest via Apple Shortcuts

Wi-Fi and Speedtest via Apple Shortcuts First, all the credit for this goes to Adrian Granados (Intuitibits) and Timo Sass for creating and expanding these shortcut scripts. I wanted to capture the links for easier searching/installation in the future. With the release of iOS 17, Apple now supports more details around Wi-Fi performance testing via an API…

Near Field Communication (NFC) Overview

Near Field Communication (NFC) Overview Near Field Communication (NFC) technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, enabling seamless communication and data exchange between electronic devices in very close proximity. NFC operates within a short-range wireless communication standard, allowing devices to establish a connection without the need for complex setups or pairing processes.…

Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) Highlights

Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) Highlights Wi-Fi 7 is slated to be the next release of the Wi-Fi standard from the IEEE final WG approval scheduled for May 2024, Also known as 802.11be – Extremely High Throughput (EHT), Wi-Fi 7describes tri-band operation across all three Wi-Fi bands – 2.4, 5, and 6GHz. To live up to the title…

Introducing FortiAIOPs 2.0 at Mobility Field Day 9

Introducing FortiAIOPs 2.0 FortiAIOps (Fortinet’s Artificial Intelligence engine for Network Operations) has been a mainstay at Mobility Field Day since it was first introduced. This year, at Mobility Field Day 9 (#MFD9), Fortinet announced a newly architected version 2.0 that brings together the best of troubleshooting from their Wireless Management product together with the AI/ML-assisted…