In today's increasingly interconnected world, businesses rely heavily on their Wi-Fi networks to support critical operations, communicate with colleagues, and access sensitive data. Ensuring the security of these networks is paramount, and traditional methods like Pre-Shared Keys (PSKs) and on-premises RADIUS servers present a challenge when trying to meet the demands of modern business environments.
PSKs: A Legacy Solution with Inherent Risks
PSKs, also known as shared passwords, were once the standard for Wi-Fi encryption. While they offer simplicity for end-users, they are inherently vulnerable to security breaches. A single compromised PSK can expose the entire network to unauthorized access, data theft, and malware infections.
Legacy RADIUS Servers: Maintaining a Complex Infrastructure
Network Access Control (NAC) servers, such as RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service), provide a more secure alternative to PSKs. However, managing and maintaining on-premises or private cloud RADIUS servers can be a complex and resource-intensive task. These servers (Microsoft NPS, Cisco ISE or ClearPass, for example), require regular patching, updates, and configuration changes, which can strain IT teams and divert valuable resources away from other critical tasks.
The Rise of Managed Cloud RADIUS: A Secure, Hassle-Free Solution
Technium's Managed Cloud RADIUS solution offers a modern approach to Wi-Fi authentication, eliminating the drawbacks of both PSKs and legacy RADIUS servers. It provides fully managed, certificate-based authentication, ensuring that only authorized users can connect to your network. Each device is issued its own unique credential, ensuring that even if one device is compromised, the entire network remains secure.
Benefits of Managed Cloud RADIUS for Your Business
Managed Cloud RADIUS offers a compelling set of benefits for businesses of all sizes:
Enhanced Security: Protect your network from unauthorized access, data breaches, and malware infections with certificate-based authentication.
Reduced Complexity: Eliminate the need to manage and maintain on-premises or private cloud RADIUS servers, freeing up IT resources.
Simplified Deployment: Rapidly deploy and scale your Wi-Fi network without the hassle of managing complex infrastructure.
Enhanced Compliance: Meet industry regulations and compliance requirements with ease.
Improved Visibility: Gain real-time insights into your Wi-Fi network with comprehensive monitoring and reporting capabilities.
Upgrade Your Wi-Fi Security with Managed Cloud RADIUS
If your business is looking to upgrade from PSKs, simplify RADIUS server management, address compliance regulations, expand your network, or gain better visibility into your Wi-Fi infrastructure, contact us: