WarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend: A Guide To Wireless Security by Chris HurleyWarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend: A Guide To Wireless Security by Chris Hurley

WarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend: A Guide To Wireless Security

byChris HurleyEditorChris Hurley

Paperback | March 26, 2004

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The practice of WarDriving is a unique combination of hobby, sociological research, and security assessment. The act of driving or walking through urban areas with a wireless-equipped laptop to map both protected and un-protected wireless networks has sparked intense debate amongst lawmakers, security professionals, and the telecommunications industry. This first ever book on WarDriving is written from the inside perspective of those who have created the tools that make WarDriving possible and those who gather, analyze, and maintain data on all secured and open wireless access points in very major, metropolitan area worldwide. These insiders also provide the information to secure your wireless network before it is exploited by criminal hackers.

* Provides the essential information needed to protect and secure wireless networks
* Written from the inside perspective of those who have created the tools for WarDriving and those who gather, maintain and analyse data on wireless networks
* This is the first book to deal with the hot topic of WarDriving
Chris Hurley is a Senior Penetration Tester in the Washington, DC area. He has more than 10 years of experience performing penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, and general INFOSEC grunt work. He is the founder of the WorldWide WarDrive, a four-year project to assess the security posture of wireless networks deployed througho...
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Title:WarDriving: Drive, Detect, Defend: A Guide To Wireless SecurityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:March 26, 2004Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1931836035

ISBN - 13:9781931836036

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