[Snort-users] Paper about Snort in WLANs

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Tue Jun 5 14:57:53 EDT 2012

Snort isn't a wireless IPS.  Snort will inspect the traffic after it hits the Ethernet, however.

Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager

On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Martin Haug wrote:

> Hello,
> I am writing a Paper about WLAN Security. I include a Chapter about IDS 
> in WLANs with Snort as an Example Implementation. I'm particulary 
> interessted in Features like Rouge Access Point Discovery and other 
> Wireless-specific Things.
> Unfortunately I haven't found any Sources addressing this Topic. I would 
> like to know, which Features Snort has to specificaly defend WLANs. I 
> have searched for some Extensions to Snort, which do that but didn't 
> found anything except little Patches for specific Tasks.
> Could someone give me a Hint?
> Regards,
> Martin Haug
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