Wireless Network Penetration Testing

Don’t let wireless access compromise data

How does penetration testing work against wireless networks?

Raxis uses several techniques to leverage your wireless network with the goal of reaching the internal network and other critical systems.

Brute Force

Strategically planned attacks will be made against your wireless password in an attempt to gain unauthorized access.

Man-in-the-middle

Man-in-the-middle attacks leverage a specially crafted access point to capture and exploit legitimate wireless traffic.

Rouge access Points

Often in larger networks, sometimes there are access points connected to the network that offer a weaker security configuration.

Guest wireless traversal

Guest networks are design to keep guests separated from corporate networks, however configuration errors sometimes can be leveraged to escape the isolation.

Authentication Weaknesses

Older encryption methods may be inadvertently configured, allowing for an attacker to exploit weaknesses to obtain access.

Device Misconfiguration

Some devices, such as IoT or regular workstations, may be connected to two or more networks and insecurely configured.

Hackers work on a least-risk, most-reward basis

They look for attack vectors that pose minimal risk of detection, and wireless networks fit that bill. Often sitting far away from your building using a high-gain antenna, a potential attacker can attempt to exploit your wireless with little worry about being caught – or even noticed in many cases.

Convenience and security with remote wireless penetration testing

Raxis now performs many wireless network penetration tests remotely. Using the powerful, internally developed, plug-and-play Raxis Transporter wireless testing device, you can allow Raxis testers to work remotely with the same level of quality as an onsite wireless penetration test. The Transporter is truly that simple. Your team plugs it into the network, and the Raxis pentesters are ready to get to work.

Combine wireless with your internal network test

As production wireless networks are meant to give employees access to organizations’ production networks – and guest wireless networks are meant not to – Raxis wireless tests clarify the bridge between internal networks and the wireless networks that are often the easiest, lowest-risk access route for hackers. Separate or combined internal and wireless network tests are both valid and useful. A combined test can help you work within a budget. Separate tests provide separate reports, which may be helpful if your team reports the findings to different stakeholders.

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