Working with WIP Advanced Features

Device Classification is the first step in securing the corporate environment from unauthorized wireless access. Adequate measures that quickly shut down intrusions are critical in protecting sensitive information and network resources. APs and stations must be accurately classified to determine whether they are valid, rogue, or a neighboring AP. Then, an automated response can be implemented to prevent possible intrusion attempts.

TotalWatch allows for detecting devices that are running on typical operational channels. Tarpit Shielding provides a better way of containing devices that are deemed unauthorized. Both of these features are discussed in the sections that follow.