Who’s on First? Wireless Network Security with Linux

“Network monitoring and intrusion detection are integral parts
of network security. This becomes even more important when
introducing wireless access, because now there’s an openly
available entry point into your network. You safeguard buildings
with security systems, valuables with safes and server rooms with
doors. It’s important to secure your wireless network too. Here’s
how to build monitoring in from the onset along with some great
open-source tools.

“As soon as a wireless access point is installed it begins
emitting broadcasts, announcing its Service Set Identifier (SSID)
to all and sundry. This is useful: it makes discovery and initial
client configuration very swift and painless…”