A flaw in the WPA2 security protocol has recently been discovered. The bug, known as “KRACK” for Key Reinstallation Attack, exposes a weakness in WPA2 which is one of the most popular security protocols used to encrypt most modern Wi-Fi connections.
Laird is aware of the industry wide vulnerability impacting WPA2 security and we […]
The industrial sector is considered one of the most dynamic areas of the electronics industry, with a broad range of solutions for an equally broad range of applications. In this fiercely competitive industry, it is critical to bring solutions to market quickly, while also meeting the growing demands for quality and safety. Due to ever […]
A new video demonstration for Laird’s Sterling-LWB 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module is now available. The five-part demo features the Sterling-LWB module and walks viewers through the process of integrating it’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functionality with a Freescale i.MX 6UltraLite evaluation kit running Linux. In the video we establish a baseline by building and […]
Today Laird announced the new Sentrius™ RG1xx LoRa Gateway which offers multi-protocol connectivity to long-distance Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) sensors and devices to create actionable IoT intelligence. This secure, scalable, robust LoRa network solution leverages Laird’s field-proven and reliable 50 Series “Wireless Bridge” certified module and offers enterprise dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth […]
Today at the Electronica 2016 trade show in Munich, Germany Laird announced plans for the new 60 Series of Professional and Enterprise Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules. Specifically designed to offer developers wireless solutions that deliver secure, reliable connectivity in difficult RF environments, the 60 Series will introduce 802.11ac, 2×2 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth […]
LSR, a Laird business, announced two new solutions that help companies design and certify wirelessly-connected products quickly and successfully. Based on Cypress Semiconductor Corp. radios, these solutions expand LSR’s Sterling family of Wi-Fi + Bluetooth multi-standard modules, joining the popular Sterling-LWB 2.4. The new solutions address additional applications such as embedded applications where a microprocessor is […]
This week Wireless Design and Development magazine featured an article written by Laird’s Bob Monroe and Kris Sidle. Titled, “This Won’t Hurt a Bit: 5 Key Steps for Deploying Wi-Fi Networks in Hospitals and Other Complex Environments,” the article addresses the challenges associated with wireless Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and provides a […]
Recognizing the growing need for IoT solution development and prototyping support, Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, recently introduced their latest IoT solution which features two modules from LSR, a Laird Business. The LSR Wireless Shield is a wireless connectivity expansion board equipped with two FCC certified Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) onboard […]
Welcome to our final post in the Setting Up Wi-Fi in a Medical Center series. So far in this five part series we have covered steps 1-4 of how to successfully set up a secure and reliable Wi-Fi network in medical environments. Be sure to check out the previous posts which cover: Performing […]
In the past weeks a few vulnerabilities have been published that apply to the code components used on Laird’s WB line of products. While these vulnerabilities do not pose a large threat to us, below is an explanation of the common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE).
OpenSSH Roaming Vulnerabilities CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778
Qualys announced two vulnerabilities […]
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- Webinar Recap: The Evolution of Bluetooth 4.0 to 5.0
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- Now Available: Laird’s Sterling 60 Modules Provide Unmatched Connectivity and Performance
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