WiFi iOS and OSX Specifications and Cisco Best Practice References

Blog posts are a tool I use to help record information for my own use as well as sharing with my colleagues in the WiFi Space. This blog might not be super interesting. Client devices are often times difficult to determine WiFi capabilities. I have used the FCC website to research devices. Located HERE. Mike Albano’s … More WiFi iOS and OSX Specifications and Cisco Best Practice References

Rogue AP Mitigation

Rogue AP: Any device that is transmitting/Receiving Wi-Fi and is connected to a company’s wired distribution system without authorization; Or any device that is owned by the company and is transmitting/receiving Wi-Fi without authorization. PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2 require that you do the following: 11.1 Implement processes to test for the presence of wireless access … More Rogue AP Mitigation

Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 2)

Part 2 of 2 In this blog we will look at some of the CLI commands you can now run to gain efficiencies when deploying or operating a Cisco Wireless Infrastructure using AireOS. I just deployed AP(s) in a small remodeled two story office area within a hospital. There are a lot of deployment tasks … More Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 2)

Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 1)

Part 1 of 2 Cisco AireOS CLI is one of the many tools a Cisco-centric wireless engineer will use to help configure and tune the deployment, operation, and optimization of wireless networks. The usefulness of the CLI is dependent on consistency and naming conventions. This blog entry is assuming you are designing or operating an … More Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 1)

PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2 – Rogue AP(s)

This topic will be broken out into several blog entries for your reading pleasure. 🙂  This is my interpretation and process for the PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2. Your results might be different, or you may have a different interpretation. AP Rogue detection and mitigation is also part of the HITRUST certification requirements. 11.1 Implement processes to … More PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2 – Rogue AP(s)

Cisco Work Group Bridge Process

Work Group Bridges (WGB) are used in Radiology, Cardiology Imaging, and Telemedicine for nomadic systems from Avaya, GE, and Phillips (for example). These systems do not have an integrated wireless NIC option. The department workflows require wireless service to reduce inconvenience to patients of moving their beds from a diagnostic room to an imaging room. … More Cisco Work Group Bridge Process