Title

Wireless Insecurity: Examining User Security Behavior on Public Networks

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1-2010

Abstract

Wireless access points are increasingly serving as entry points to the Internet, increasing connectivity options and security concerns. Particularly significant are public access points, commonly known as hotspots, which are often located in heavily populated areas such as airports, coffee shops, and hotels, appealing to both business and casual users, but offering little or no security.8,9