Keep them away from your Switches and routers. If they don't have physical access to your infrastructure and do not know the administrative passwords to configure monitor ports they're not going to sniff your computer (except maybe broadcasts, which aren't usually that exciting to capture).
Regarding Wireless: it might be difficult to prevent anyone from getting into range, but that's what WPA2 with a strong password (16+ random chars) is for - let them have all that garbled bits and bytes ;-)
answered 10 Apr '11, 23:10
Use encryption to transmit sensitive data. For example:
answered 11 Apr '11, 16:11
WIRESHARK is unstoppable sir. i am expert on that.
https means crypted but md5 algo is non reversable...
just a small hint : use secret 7 instead of password 5 in router switch and linux platforms....caus esecret 7 is md5 hashed.....wireshark can only see whatever u see in cli...md5ed secret....
answered 02 Aug '12, 02:17