Highwall Releases Rogue Detection System 2.0

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Enhanced Management Console and Alert Notification are Top Innovations Among New Features Related to Wireless Rogue Detection and Location

Highwall Technologies, the leading provider of network security appliances designed to eliminate the risks associated with WLANs and rogue wireless devices, today announced the latest release of the Highwall Rogue Detection System 2.0. While maintaining its industry leading coverage for rogue wireless detection, the latest Highwall Rogue Detection System offers an enhanced management console developed to perform alert management, location tracking, and policy enforcement functions.

Highwall’s Rogue Detection System incorporates the company's Highwall Sentinel, patent-pending Highwall Scout, and server software to monitor and secure organizations from rogue wireless across multiple locations. The system’s management console can monitor an unlimited number of systems, real-time, from a single workstation. In version 2.0, Highwall’s Rogue Detection System includes an intuitive interface that provides real-time views of current wireless threats that can create wired network vulnerabilities. Users can drill-down to find the details of detected wireless devices, locate their position, and automate alert notifications.

Market Leading Rogue Detection and Alert Notification

The Highwall Rogue Detection System continuously monitors the airwaves for all wireless devices operating in the 802.11 a, b, and g frequencies within the appliance’s coverage area (5 Floor Building). The Highwall Rogue Detection System can determine whether wireless devices are authorized or unauthorized devices, and identifies them by band, channel, MAC address, SSID, and manufacturer.

The latest version of the Highwall Rogue Detection System incorporates a tiered system of policy management that allows network managers to set required levels of security for their networking environment. The system allows users to define any number of system responses to each alert type, including notification via e-mail, SNMP, event log, or several other communications methods.

Alerts:

  • MAC Spoofing
  • MAC Storming
  • Man in the Middle
  • Rogue AP
  • Neighboring AP
  • Unauthorized users or devices
  • Ad-hoc Networks
  • Denial of Service (DOS)
  • Device Movement
  • New Devices
  • Probe Requests (NetStumbler, etc)
  • De-authenticate / Disassociate Flood
  • SSID Brute Force Attempt (Wellenreiter)
  • AP Channel Changes
  • Broadcast Disconnect / De-authenticate
  • SSID of AirJack
  • Clients Probing Networks – Suspicious Probing
  • Suspicious Traffic after Disassociation
  • SSID Patterns / Defaults

Open, Scalable Architecture

Highwall’s Rogue Detection System 2.0 is designed to integrate with any number of network management and security platforms. Multiple systems can be centrally managed, allowing a network administrator to monitor and manage corporate and campus networks across locations. For instance, a network administrator in Atlanta can be alerted to a wireless security risk in Chicago, locate the position of the device, and mobilize resources to effectively secure the threat in real-time.

“Significant enhancements have been made to version 2.0 of the Highwall Rogue Detection System,” said Rich Swier, Chief Executive Officer of Highwall Technologies. “The latest Highwall Rogue Detection System maintains the industry leading rogue detection coverage, remains the only system that can locate rogue wireless devices with a single system, and includes comprehensive alert notifications to organizations seeking to effectively manage the rogue wireless issue.”

Pricing and Availability

The Highwall Rogue Detection System 2.0 starts at $14,000. The starting price includes a Highwall Sentinel, two Highwall Scouts, server software, and management console. The Highwall Rogue Detection System 2.0 is available now. For additional information please call Highwall Technologies at 941.362.3502 or e-mail sales@highwalltech.com.

About Highwall Technologies

Highwall Technologies is a provider of network security appliances designed to eliminate the risks associated with WLANs and rogue wireless devices. Highwall products deliver 24x7 surveillance of the surrounding environment, enabling governmental, healthcare, and financial organizations to effectively enforce their wireless policies.

Our Rogue Detection System 2.0 provides industry leading coverage and location capabilities for organizations seeking to contain or eliminate the spread of rogue wireless.

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