Wireless Hackers 101
Attacks on wireless LANs (WLANs) and wireless-enabled laptops are a quick and easy way for hackers to steal data and enter the corporate network. IT departments must have a pre-emptive plan of action to prevent these malicious and illegal attacks, which compromise an organizations data privacy and can wreak havoc on network infrastructure. Network security managers need to plan for, monitor, and recognize potential network breaches as well as react quickly when any breach occurs. To ensure effective, automated, wireless threat protection, companies and government organizations should implement a wireless intrusion detection and prevention (WIDP) solution that enables them to detect vulnerabilities, assess threats, prevent attacks, and ensure ongoing compliance easily and cost effectively.
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