[Dshield] Wireless MAC Authentication options.

Brian Dessent brian at dessent.net
Mon Jun 20 21:32:07 GMT 2005


"Willy, Andrew" wrote:

> Forgive the dumb question (someone has to ask one), but, is the MAC address
> not encrypted, or does encrypted traffic begin post MAC authentication?
> 
> We're implementing small scale wireless in a few of our offices and I'm
> interested in how security is circumvented -- several of our offices are in
> shared buildings.  We're using MAC auth and keys, however the MAC auth was
> the measure I had the most confidence in.

You might be interested in this article:
<http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=43> as well as
<http://www.lanarchitect.net/Articles/Wireless/SecurityRating/>.

Brian



More information about the list mailing list