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Device for and method of wireless intrusion detection

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NSA

A device for and method of detecting intrusion into a wireless network that includes a configuration file, a rules files, a main processor, a set packet processor, an initialize preprocessor, a parse rules file, an interface thread unit, a process packet unit, a decoder, a preprocess unit connected to the process packet unit; at least one preprocessor consisting of a rogue access point and transmit channel preprocessor, a NETSTUMBLER preprocessor, a MAC spoofing preprocessor, a DEAUTH flood preprocessor, an AUTH flood preprocessor, a rogue client preprocessor, a bridged network preprocessor, a rogue client valid access point preprocessor, valid client rogue access point preprocessor, an ad-hoc network preprocessor, a wrong channel preprocessor, a cloaking policy violation preprocessor, an encryption policy violation preprocessor, and a null SSID association policy violation preprocessor; and a detector.

Inventors: 
Matlock, Kristen L.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Communications
FIle Date: 
2006-10-19
Grant Date: 
2011-11-29
Grant time: 
1,867 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
34
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
8
Assignee: 
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY