[unisog] fw: insecure wireless LAN deployment at .edu

Paul Schmehl pauls at utdallas.edu
Fri Jan 25 21:50:23 GMT 2002


All our access points are installed in the ceilings and the power cords are 
"hardwired" (spliced and soldered, not plugged in.)

--On Friday, January 25, 2002 2:59 PM -0600 Daniel Poulsen 
<bpoulsen at csd.uwm.edu> wrote:

>
>
> What about physical security in a WLAN environment?   Being an urban
> University, we have some concerns that some of our Access Points might
> just "walk off".   We are considering plastic enclosures, but are unsure
> about the effects on RF.   Thats not to say that a plastic enclosure
> could foil a determined thief, but at least it would be proof of forced
> entry.
>
> I'd be interested in hearing some of the precautions other .edu's are
> taking to physically secure their wireless devices.
>
> Dan Poulsen
> UW-Milwaukee
>
>
>



Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Supervisor of Support Services
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member



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