Surveying security on wireless LANs

Friday, 30 August 2002, 2:17 AM EST

Finisar next month will add security features to its software for monitoring IEEE 802.11b wireless LANs, allowing managers to identify and eliminate unauthorized users.

Finisar's wireless protocol analyzer software, Surveyor Wireless 1.1, can now spot rogue access points and discover rogue end stations on a corporate wireless LAN. The company will show the updated software at NetWorld+Interop and Comdex Atlanta 2002. The software was first introduced in May at NetWorld+Interop Las Vegas.

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