[Dshield] Wireless MAC Authentication options.

Lepich, Jesse A Mr GLWACH Jesse.Austin.Lepich at us.army.mil
Mon Jun 20 15:17:32 GMT 2005


Pros: Does a decent job of keeping the average user off your net. 

Cons: MACs can easily be spoofed by a knowledgeable intruder and can be
a real bear to manage.

You might want to look at something like 802.1x
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/802.1x) or 802.11i
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/802.11i)


-Jesse 


-----Original Message-----
From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org
[mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Chris Mitchell
Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 8:50 AM
To: 'General DShield Discussion List'
Subject: [Dshield] Wireless MAC Authentication options.

I have recently been contracted by a client of mine to implement a
wireless network for a small school (500 students).  I would like
opinions on MAC Address Authentication methods.  This is a Windows based
network, and the solution should be fairly simple so that it is
manageable by the client.
Any input is greatly appreciated.


Thanks
Chris


-------------- Sponsor Message ------------------------------------
Join us at SANSFIRE 2005 in Atlanta!
The Internet Storm Center Conference.
Details: http://www.sans.org/sansfire2005

_______________________________________________
send all posts to list at lists.dshield.org To change your subscription
options (or unsubscribe), see:
http://www.dshield.org/mailman/listinfo/list




More information about the list mailing list