Measure: SecurityOfWirelessNetworks


Defitinition of security measures for the implementation and use of wireless network connections. Thus attacks on wireless connections shall be prevented. The aim is to ensure the integrity, autenticity, confidentiality and operability of the wireless network and all connected devices.


Before the implementation of wireless networks it must be checked if any other wireless networks exist in the same area with similar configurations that could disturb the implemented network. Generally accepted standards for authentification and encryption have to be used. All information transferred via wireless networks has to be encrypted with up-to-date encryption technologies. Access points must be located at positions where no unauthorized personnel can reach them. Access points may not be operated in default configurations. A security barrier should exist between wireless and wired connections. Regular checks for security wholes should be ensured.

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