U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - PP-Module for Wireless Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (WIDS/WIPS) Version 1.0
Short Name: mod_wids_v1.0
Technology Type: Wireless Monitoring
CC Version: 3.1
Preceded By: ep_wids_v1.0
Conformance Claim: NoneProtection Profile
PP Configuration for NDcPP-WIDS_v1.0
PP Configuration for NDcPP-WIDS-WLANAS_v1.0
This PP-Module specifically addresses Wireless Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (WIDS/WIPS). A conformant WIDS/WIPS is a product that can monitor, collect, inspect, and analyze real-time network traffic and alert the administrator of policy violations. WIPS functionality is not required to conform to this PP-Module, and it is optional for the TOE to have the additional ability to react in real-time to potentially malicious wireless (IEEE 802.11) network traffic. A WIDS/WIPS TOE consists of multiple sensors that passively scan the RF environment on the WLAN radio frequency spectrum and a centralized mechanism such as a Server or Controller that processes the data collected by the sensors. Conformant TOEs must use a secure communication path(s) between WIDS/WIPS components. The WIDS/WIPS could use an Embedded (be part of the WLAN infrastructure) or Overlay (independent from WLAN) architecture depending on vendor implementation.
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