Securing WLANs

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.

Overview

To explain how to secure WLANs

Target Audience

Technical and security professionals; IT and business managers who need to learn about information security for current and emerging wireless technologies; students studying or researching wireless communications and technologies

Prerequisites

An understanding of the basic concepts of cellular, mobile, and fixed wireless technology, the fundamental principles underpinning their operation, and the basic concepts and practices of information security

Expected Duration

115 min.

Course Objectives

Securing WLANs

  • identify the security weaknesses of the 802.11 standard.
  • recognize how 802.1x, together with EAP, enhances 802.11 security.
  • distinguish between methods of segmenting a wireless LAN.
  • identify the weaknesses associated with 802.11 security.
  • recognize the improved security features of the IEEE 802.11i standard.
  • recognize the role of an IDS in the WLAN environment.
  • identify the types of WLAN security mechanisms.
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