Secure Wireless Solutions for Small to Medium Sized Organizations

Wireless technology is a rapidly growing area in which every small to medium sized organizations should have a security solution. To that end, organizations should no longer have to settle for wireless security solutions that merely encrypt traffic. SonicWALL® Clean Wireless™ delivers the innovative dual protection of high-speed secure wireless combined with high-performance Unified Threat Management (UTM), which are required to both (1) secure the wireless connection and (2) inspect and encrypt the traffic flowing over the wireless network. By integrating SonicPoint-N Dual Band™ or SonicPoint™ access points with SonicWALL’s award-winning network security appliances over a central point of management, SonicWALL Clean Wireless supports and enforces one set of security policies over both wired and wireless networks.

SonicWALL Clean Wireless is ideal for any organization wishing to bolster the security of their wireless network by providing features such as:

  • Antivirus / Antispyware / Intrusion Prevention
  • Content Filtering
  • Encryption of Wireless Traffic
  • Guest Authentication
  • Schedule-based Service Availability

Implementing a Secure Wireless Solutions for Small to Medium Sized Organizations

A perfect example implementing SonicWALL Secure & Clean Wireless involves installing it into an existing network. The easiest way to install a SonicWALL wireless solution into an existing network is to configure the SonicWALL for DHCP and connect it to the LAN at a location that is central/nearby to where wireless users work. Once done the unit can be configured to enforce the security services outlined above (eg: Content Filtering, Guest Authentication, etc.) on all wireless traffic. This concept is illustrated in the graphic found below:

For more information on the scenarios in which the SonicWALL Secure & Clean Wireless solution is practical select the “Guide – SonicWALL Clean Wireless Scenarios” file in the list of attachments below.