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Re: Wireless security question
From: threepts () whaddu com
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 13:38:42 -0500 (EST)

If she is running windows XP, I believe an easier way would be to place
her in an OU and create a policy for her that disables the Wireless Zero
Configuration service. That should stop it from atleast associating with
the other access points. When she got home, the policy wouldnt be applied
seeing as she wasnt on the domain any longer. Just my 2 cents.


  What about Hardware Profiles? You could create a new one and then
disable the wireless card in it. Then ask the user to use the new
profile anytime she's on your network.

Happy Holidays,

Nelson Santos

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 11:57:10 -0500 (EST), Marty <groupecci () yahoo ca>
Hi gang!

Here is a question for you...

We have a secure network with no wireless
connections whatsoever.

One of our laptop came in with credentials to log
on to the network through the Ethernet cable BUT
the person had just added a wireless card to his

This situation actually came up and the person
could see external wireless networks (from other
companies around our building) and access
Internet through there. Yeah I know they're
stupid, but it's the real world!

This seems like a potential threat for taking our
data out the back door.
Copy files accessed through our network to
another network and voilà! No trace at all of the

We monitor internet access and block non-company
Email (Yahoo, Hotmail etc.).


Thanks and Happy Holidays!


Lèche-vitrine ou lèche-écran ?

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