Archived U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Extended Package for Wireless Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (WIDS/WIPS) Version 1.0
Short Name: ep_wids_v1.0
Technology Type: Wireless Monitoring
CC Version: 3.1
Succeeded By: mod_wids_v1.0
Sunset Date: 2021.02.01
Conformance Claim: NoneProtection Profile
This EP specifically addresses Wireless Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (WIDS/WIPS). A conformant WIDS/WIPS is a product that provides network security administrators with the ability to monitor, collect, log, and react in real-time to potentially malicious network traffic. A WIDS typically consists of multiple sensors that passively scan their surrounding RF environment on the WLAN radio frequency spectrum for IEEE 802.11 traffic and a centralized mechanism such as a Server or Controller that processes the data collected by the sensors. The WIDS/WIPS could use an Embedded (be part of the WLAN infrastructure) or Overlay (independent from WLAN) architecture depending on vendor implementation.
This U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile is not assigned to any Validated Products
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