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We have more Ken Munro in this second part of our podcast. In this segment, Ken tells us how he probes wireless networks for weaknesses and some of the tools he uses.
One takeaway for me is that the PSKs or passwords for WiFi networks should be quite complex, probably at least 12 characters. The hackers can crack hashes of low-entropy WiFi keys, which they can scoop up with wireless scanners.
Ken also some thoughts on why consumer IoT devices will continue to be hackable. Keep in mind that his comments on security and better authentication carry over quite nicely to the enterprise world.