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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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The 800-Pound Pebble

What would you call a special all-in-one Debian distribution that included HostAP drivers, a DHCP server, a caching DNS server, an HTTP/HTTPS server, an SSH server, NoCat, and more? If you're Terry Schmidt at NYCWireless, you call your creation Pebble.

To take a look at this very cool project, visit: http://www.nycwireless.net/pebble. What makes Pebble particularly attractive is that it is optimized for embedded style devices with extremely small hardware requirements. For example, the entire distribution will fit on a single 128 MB Compact Flash memory card. The idea with Pebble is to use Compact Flash to store and operate the entire operating system. Since everything is contained on Compact Flash media, you don't need a ...

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