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How do i find the Security protocols of a AP in Wireshark?

asked 2023-04-23 07:23:30 +0000

Hello, im currently learning wires shark and im trying to understand how to find the following inside a beacon frame from an AP:

  • Security protocol being used
  • Authentication and key management mechanism
  • What encryption mechanism is being used?
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answered 2023-04-23 09:58:42 +0000

Bob Jones gravatar image

First you have to capture 802.11 management traffic which is non-trivial, then the primary Information Element that contains security information is RSN.

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