Craig Mathias


Craig J. Mathias is a Principal with Farpoint Group, an advisory firm specializing in wireless networking and mobile IT. Founded in 1991, Farpoint Group works with technology developers, manufacturers, carriers and operators, enterprises, and the financial community. Craig is an internationally-recognized industry and technology analyst, consultant, conference and event speaker, and author. He currently writes columns for Boundless, Connected Futures,, and various sites at TechTarget. Craig holds an Sc.B. degree in Computer Science from Brown University, and is a member of the Society of Sigma Xi and the IEEE.

Solving The Next Great Wi-Fi Challenge: Interference

Radio-frequency interference is a Wi-Fi hazzard – unless you know the symptoms and have the right tools at your disposal.

Is Security Possible With The Cloud?

The cloud has brought unparalleled access to information, but keeping it secure is the challenge for most organizations.

Authentication a Key Part of Any WLAN Security Policy

Second installment in a series on WLAN security explains why authentication is critical to any wireless network security policy.

How To Secure The Enterprise Network: The Basics.

First in a three-part series on how to secure the enterprise network.

Location and Tracking Complete the IoT Circle

Location and Tracking technology can be used to determine the location of a given wireless-equipped device. Compare the advantages of Wi-Fi vs Beacons.