When no one is monitoring wireless network bad stuff can go undetected. Simply watching the network and comparing observations with expectations can go a long way to detecting vulnerabilities (or attacks in progress).
One of the easiest things to discover is a rogue access point. They may be connected to critical wired networks in order to:
A major national player in the background search business asked us to do a sweep of their executive suite. In the process we demonstrated Savvius Omnipeek to the IT staff. It detected a rogue access point connected to an important server.
Worse yet, the server was offering to share files via NetBIOS!
This simple demo took a few minutes but likely was the most significant event in the IT manager’s day.
If you would like to have us stop by and perform a sweep, please fill out the contact form.