Ensuring Wireless Security with WirelessMon 2.0

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New WirelessMon 2.0 monitors wireless access points and can identify security risks such as unsecured wireless servers. The software can also generate a geographic coverage map based on signal strength, using either manual plotting or direct read from a GPS device.

PassMark™ Software today announced the release of WirelessMon 2.0, the long-awaited new version of their wireless network monitoring software. WirelessMon 2.0 is the ideal tool for identifying security risks resulting from unsecured wireless servers and for plotting geographic coverage of wireless networks on a map.

The new map plotting feature enables users to create a WiFi ‘coverage map’ by automatically plotting the relative signal strength and number of detected signals on an imported map. Tracking points may either be entered manually or read directly from Global Positioning System (GPS) devices.

Further improvements include: Added ‘Channel Usage’ graph showing potential interference; Ability for WirelessMon to act as a ‘connection manager’ allowing direct connection to an access-point from within the program; a redesigned user interface; and logs are now saveable in a Microsoft MapPoint compatible format.

A free 30-day trial version of WirelessMon 2.0 may be downloaded from the PassMark website. Alternatively Users wishing to purchase the ‘full’ versions will have the choice of the Standard ($US19.00) or Professional ($US49.00) editions.

About PassMark Software Pty Ltd

PassMark™ Software is a privately owned software development group founded in 1998 and based in Sydney, Australia. It produces software and hardware for testing and diagnosing personal computer hardware components predominantly in a Windows environment.

  • PassMark and WirelessMon are trademarks of PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

** The names of other companies and their products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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If further information is required please contact PassMark on phone

+61 (0) 2 9690 0444, fax +61 (0) 2 9690 0445.

Screen shots are available at http://www.passmark.com/press/

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