What is rogue access points?
What is rogue access point?
It is a wireless access point that has either been installed on a secure company network without explicit authorization from a local network administrator, or has been created to allow a hacker to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack.
This is a threat because , because anyone with access to the premises can install (maliciously or non-maliciously) an inexpensive wireless router that can potentially allow access to a secure network to unauthorized parties.
Ways to overcome rogue access points:
1. Detect unauthorised access points.
2.Encrypting the network with IPSec protocol
3. Know your access points.