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About Neil Witek

Neil Witek, PMP, CISA is a Project Manager with ICS Advantage; a member of the Sikich Group. In this role, Neil is responsible for the coordination of design, planning, implementation and testing efforts on ICSs most complex engagements. Neil's primary focus is on unique projects regarding IT security and control including local government, e-commerce and secure networking. As a member of the Sikich Group, Neil provides IT audit services for Sikich-Gardner clients throughout northern Illinois. These services leverage his hands-on experience accumulated as a 14-year veteran of IT professional services.
Layered Security

Layered Security is becoming an over-used buzzword for a very simple concept. Let’s say you went to your local bank to cash a check. Think of all the security measures you will interact with for this simple, everyday transaction:

Wi-Fi or No-Fi

Some say you would have to have your head in the sand not to have heard the latest buzzword in the tech industry: Wi-Fi. Coined in recent years, Wi-Fi is the user-friendly name for a group of technologies based on the IEEE 802.11 specification. In simpler terms, if you have a “wireless” network in your home or office, most likely, you have Wi-Fi. Taking it a step further, you have a Wi-Fi “hotspot”.

Wi-Fi Essentials

Is it me, or does it seem there’s a new techno buzzword being thrown around every other day? Keeping up with XML this, PDA that and implementing a WLAN to work with both is almost a fulltime job – in terminology alone. Unfortunately, the new and exciting world of “wireless” is no exception. Let’s see if we can shed just a bit of light on the buzz, the facts and what it all means to you.