Rogue Access Point

A Rogue Access Point (RAP) is an unauthorized wireless access point that is installed or connected to a network without the network administrator’s consent. These access points can be set up by attackers to exploit security vulnerabilities within the network or by employees for personal usage. RAPs can lead to several network-based attacks, causing severe damage to an organization’s security.

Risks Associated with Rogue Access Points

Detecting and Preventing Rogue Access Points

Here are some measures to help detect and prevent rogue access points:

By staying vigilant and implementing robust security measures, organizations can reduce the risks associated with rogue access points and protect their networks from potential cyberattacks.