Localization for Intrusion Detection in Wireless Local Area Networks

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dc.contributor.advisor Dr Mihail Sichitiu, Committee Chair en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Dr Peng Ning, Committee Member en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Dr Wenye Wang, Committee Member en_US
dc.contributor.author Bhargava, Vishal en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-02T17:54:42Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-02T17:54:42Z
dc.date.issued 2004-11-19 en_US
dc.identifier.other etd-10172003-081419 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/resolver/1840.16/323
dc.description.abstract On a wired network, authentication is implicitly provided by physical access; if a user is close enough to the network to plug in a cable, he must have gotten past the receptionist at the front door. While this is a weak definition of authentication, and one that is clearly inappropriate for high-security environments, it works reasonably well as long as the physical access control procedures are strong. Wireless Networks are attractive, in large part, because physical access is not required to use network resources. Therefore, a major component of maintaining network security is ensuring that stations attempting to associate with the network are allowed to do so. In this paper, we present a method to identify the location of wireless LAN users, and thus defend a "parking lot" attack. en_US
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dc.subject 802.11b en_US
dc.subject RSSI en_US
dc.subject active attacker en_US
dc.subject parking lot attack en_US
dc.subject Security en_US
dc.subject Localization en_US
dc.subject Wireless LAN en_US
dc.title Localization for Intrusion Detection in Wireless Local Area Networks en_US
dc.degree.name MS en_US
dc.degree.level thesis en_US
dc.degree.discipline Computer Networking en_US

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