You shall not pass

Which of these wireless security techniques would prevent an unauthorized workstation from getting an IP address from your access point? Pick two.

A) Static IP addressing

B) SSID broadcast suppression

C) MAC filtering

D) Port forwarding

E) Watch out for Balrog’s Whip of Fire

The answer: A) Static IP addressing and C) MAC filtering

MAC filtering is an obvious security feature that will limit all communications to non-authorized physical devices, and setting static IP addressing disables any DHCP or automated IP addressing.

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