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How Secure Is Your Wireless Network? Safeguarding Your Wi-Fi LAN by CCNA Lee Barken - CISSP MCP, CPA

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Size Matters—What Are You Protecting?

The security approach you employ in your network design will be driven by several factors. The underlying security foundation will be based on your security policy. Does your security policy have provisions for wireless network connections? Are there any restrictions as to the use of a wireless LAN?

Test for Rogue Access Points

As part of my security consulting practice, I've come across many organizations that do not use wireless LANs for certain systems. Those who set the corporate policy have determined that the security risks outweigh the wireless LAN benefits. If your policy is to forbid wireless LANs, chances are your employees have already deployed their own rogue (unauthorized) APs. It is imperative ...

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