Fluke Networks Blog

RE: Looking in all the right places for wireless intruders

Lisa Phifer

For those interested in learning more about License-Assisted Access (LAA) and its potential impact on wireless LANs, here’s an excerpt from the Wi-Fi Alliance statement on LAA:

Looking in all the right places for wireless intruders

Lisa Phifer

Channel scanning is the cornerstone of Wi-Fi intrusion prevention. RF visibility is absolutely critical for everything from basic rogue detection to effective threat containment. If your organization is not comprehensively scanning all the right frequencies, you could be overlooking intruders hiding in plain sight. Like a home security system that monitors locked doors but not wide-open windows, a “secure” WLAN that scans for rogues on just a few popular channels is vulnerable to attack.

“Good Enough” Isn’t Good Enough Anymore: AirMagnet Enterprise v10.9 and the Need for Comprehensive Wireless Security Solutions

Robin Rees

2014 was a busy year for wireless security, and not in a good way. The total number of cyber security incidents increased by 48% between 2013 and 2014 for a total of 42.8 million, according to PwC’s Global State of Security Survey. Back in 2010, the number was only 9.4 million. These attacks cost the global economy up to $575 billion annually as estimated by the Center for Strategic and International Studies research.