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Access Point Pinched From Black Hat Show WLAN
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soozyg
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soozyg,
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8/19/2014 | 3:45:05 PM
broom closet?
Maybe some inexperienced staff stuck it in a broom closet somewhere?
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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8/19/2014 | 3:47:10 PM
Re: broom closet?
It was definitely removed from the stand and disconnected from the network. Where it went after that remains a mystery. 
wloveless294
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8/27/2014 | 4:02:34 AM
Physical Security - Yeah, that......
So a person was seen attempting to direclty connect to the LAN port to install a sniffer....then the AP goes missing.  Both incidents scream out, where was the phsyical security measures?!  Meaning....lock it up if someone is not sitting there, and never have open LAN ports in accessible areas, especially public, and certainly at night or when no one is physically present. 
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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8/27/2014 | 9:48:27 AM
Re: Physical Security - Yeah, that......
Yes--the NOC team says it was a lesson learned. You would think that the Mandalay Convention Center would be relatively secure physically, as most casinos and establishments are in Vegas. 


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