Hard-wired networks are usually provided with numerous security features. With wireless networks, however, admins often remain blind to intrusion attempts, which can be carried out by inexperienced users thanks to affordable gadgets. The remedy is a Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS). Sounds expensive, but it isn’t. A Raspi, a Wi-Fi stick and free open-source software are all you need.
In the upcoming c’t edition 19/2021, starting on 28 August, I will show in a “hardcore” article of several pages how to better protect your own wireless network1.
Buy the next c’t, read it, copy it!
With this in mind,