Wireless attacks and penetration testing (part 3 of 3)

Tuesday, 27 July 2004, 3:16 PM EST

In the previous two installments (part one, part two) of this series, I've discussed the types of attacks your wireless network is subject to see and some techniques you can use to pen-test your WLAN. In this final part, I'll look at ways to mitigate the risks I've outlined in the previous parts of the article and spend a bit of time looking at some proposed solutions currently in front of the IETF.

There are a few different procedures you can perform to temporarily fix problems with WEP. Think of these as "do these immediately" items, meant to be implemented as soon as practical.

By Jonathan Hassell at SecurityFocus.

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