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LEA Boosts Network Security with 802.1X Protocol

802.1X Protocol
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The What: LEA Professional is strengthening network security with its new 802.1X security protocol for the company's range of Connect Series amplifiers.

The What Else: 802.1X is an IEEE Standard for Port-Based Network Access Control that provides protected authentication for devices on the network and provides secure network access. 802.1X defines authentication controls for any user or device trying to access a LAN or WLAN.

The Bottom Line: This new feature further protects data and equipment from a cyberattack, while also preventing rogue devices from connecting to the local network and releasing viruses, malware or allowing man-in-the-middle attacks.

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