John CoxPCWorld

John CoxSenior editorNetwork World, Inc.Responsibilities: I cover wireless networking and mobile computing, especially for the enterprise; topics include (and these are specific to wireless/mobile): security, network management, mobile device management, smartphones and tablets, mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10), BYOD (bring your own device), Wi-Fi and wireless LANs (WLANs), mobile carrier services for enterprise/business customers, mobile applications including software development and HTML 5, mobile browsers, etc; primary beat companies are Apple, Microsoft’s Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM.How to contact: email is preferred; for PR people, please avoid jargon, marketing terms, acronyms and generalities – the more specific, simple, and clear, the better.jcox@nww.comOffice at home (Massachusetts): 978-834-0554NW headquarters: 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701Follow on Google+TwitterQuora

Cisco patch quells Duke's iPhone storms

Cisco has published a security advisory that explains what went wrong on Duke University's network -- which was originally blamed incorrectly on the iPhone.

IPhones flooding wireless LAN at Duke University

The Wi-Fi connection on Apple's recently released iPhone seems to be the source of a big headache for network administrators at Duke University.

Connecting the iPhone to corporate e-mail servers

Synchronica brings Exchange compatibility to the iPhone with Mobile Gateway 3.0.

DIY wireless backbone shaping up on Cape Cod

A nonprofit group is building a regional wireless broadband backbone across Cape Cod, Mass.

NetworkWorld: IEEE approves next 802.11n draft

The IEEE 802.11n Working Group has approved draft 2.0 of the wireless standard which is featured in the AirPort Extreme Base Station and the forthcoming Apple TV. NetworkWorld has the details.

802.11n wireless LAN draft fails to advance

The draft version of 802.11n wireless networking failed to advance on a vote this week.

Hearing set on possible BlackBerry blackout

The BlackBerry heads back to court on Feb. 24.