Date Added: May 2011
Currently many organizations utilize the wireless LAN to provide the access channel to the Internet and Intranet enabling the flexible workforce. While doing so, communications with the Internet is continuously maintained. However the wireless security is always a primary concern. So for securing data in WLAN it is necessary to detect unauthorized access points which are installed without explicit authorization from a local network management. Rogue APs potentially open up the network to unauthorized parties, who may utilize the resources of the network, steal sensitive information or even launch attacks to the network.