What method might an IS auditor utilize to test wireless security at branch office locations?
War driving is a technique for locating and gaining access to wireless networks by driving or walking
with a wireless equipped computer around a building. War dialing is a technique for gaining access
to a computer or a network through the dialing of defined blocks of telephone numbers, with the
hope of getting an answer from a modem. Social engineering is a technique used to gather
information that can assist an attacker in gaining logical or physical access to data or resources.
Social engineering exploits human weaknesses. Password crackers are tools used to guess users’
passwords by trying combinations and dictionary words.