A Tailored Approach to Enhance Wireless LAN Security
Ankur Kumar Shrivastava1, Ishan Ranjan2, Abhinav Kumar3, Anant Kumar Rai4, Ramander Singh5, Archit Rastogi6, Nitisha Payal7, Amod Tiwari8
1Ankur Kumar Shrivastava, CMJ University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
2Ishan Ranjan, Department of Computer Science MIET, Meerut, India.
3Abhinav Kumar, Mahindra SSG, Mumbai, India
4Anant Kumar Rai, NII Consulting, Mumbai, India.
5Ramander Singh, Department of Information Technology MIET, Meerut, India.
6Archit Rastogi, Department of Computer Science MIT, Meerut, India.
7Nitisha Payal, Department of Computer Science MIET, Meerut, India.
8Amod Tiwari, Department of Computer Science, PSIT, Kanpur, India.
Manuscript received on August 05, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on August 09, 2012. | Manuscript published on August 10, 2012. | PP: 104-108 | Volume-1 Issue-3, August 2012. | Retrieval Number: C0227071312/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: In the current business scenario world most organizations are moving from wire-connected networks to wireless networks. Thus there is a large growing market for Wireless LANS globally but there are various black holes, which is associated with such types of networks. This paper will provide an overview of the major risk threats and vulnerabilities in WLAN systems and finally we will present a holistic approach of securing Wireless Network.
Keywords: IEEE 802.11, SSID (Service Set Identifier), WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity), WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access).