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Practical, hands-on instruction for securing wireless networks

Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide is an implementation guide to the basics of wireless technologies: how to design and use today's technologies to add wireless capabilities into an existing LAN and ensure secure communications between users, wireless devices, and sensitive data while keeping budgets and security in the forefront. Featuring real-world scenarios and instruction from a veteran network administrator, this book shows you how to develop, implement, and maintain secure wireless networks. There are many established protocols and standards for communications and securityexpert author Brock Pearson shows how to deploy them correctly for best security practices.

Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide features:

  • Chapter Objectives: List of topics covered in the chapter
  • Prevention Techniques: Proactive process improvement measures for avoiding attacks and preventing vulnerabilities from emerging
  • Hands-On Practice: Short, “try-it-yourself” exercises in which the reader is led through a series of steps to create a simple program or event
  • Ask the Security Guru: Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Checklists: A summary in checklist format at the end of each chapter that lists the important tasks discussed in the chapter
  • On Budget: Highlighted sections help optimize and leverage existing security processes and technologies to align with budget needs.
  • Real-world scenarios of implementations of wireless technologies into corporate environments
  • Details on wireless technologies, including 802.11b, 802.11g, Bluetooth, long-range wireless, and WiFi

Easy-to-follow coverage:

Introduction to Wireless Networking; Existing Wireless Networking Protocols; Existing Wireless Security Algorithms; Building a Budget and Strategy for Wireless Capabilities; Wireless Strategies for Existing Environments; Wireless Strategies for New Environment; Tracking and Maintaining Budgets; Implementing Wireless Access into Existing Environments; Implementing Wireless Access into New Environments; Detecting Intrusions on Wireless Networks; Ensuring Secure Wireless/Wired Connections; Updating Wireless Access Point Configurations

Synopsis:

Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional

Protect wireless networks against all real-world hacks by learning how hackers operate. Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide discusses the many attack vectors that target wireless networks and clients--and explains how to identify and prevent them. Actual cases of attacks against WEP, WPA, and wireless clients and their defenses are included.

This practical resource reveals how intruders exploit vulnerabilities and gain access to wireless networks. You'll learn how to securely deploy WPA2 wireless networks, including WPA2-Enterprise using digital certificates for authentication. The book provides techniques for dealing with wireless guest access and rogue access points. Next-generation wireless networking technologies, such as lightweight access points and cloud-based wireless solutions, are also discussed. Templates, checklists, and examples give you the hands-on help you need to get started right away.

Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide features: Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the job IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work

About the Author

Tyler Wrightson, CISSP, CCSP, MCSE, is the founder and president of Leet Systems and Frigdo.com. Leet Systems was founded in 2008 and provides next generation security services. Tyler is currently a Senior Security Consultant for Integralis Inc. where he specializes in offensive security engagements, penetration testing and physical security assessments.

Table of Contents

Part I: Wireless Networking

Chapter 1: Introduction to Wireless Networking

Chapter 2: Existing wireless networking protocols

Chapter 3: Existing wireless security algorithms

Part II: Developing a Strategy for a Wireless Network

Chapter 4: Building a Budget and Strategy for Wireless Capabilities

Chapter 5: Wireless Strategies for Existing Environments

Chapter 6: Wireless Strategies for New Environment

Part III: Implementing a Wireless Network

Chapter 7: Tracking and Maintaining Budgets

Chapter 8: Implementing Wireless Access into Existing Environments

Chapter 9: Implementing Wireless Access into New Environments

Part IV: Securing and Maintaining Wireless Networks

Chapter 10: Detecting Intrusions on Wireless Networks

Chapter 11: Ensuring Secure Wireless/Wired Connections

Chapter 12: Updating Wireless Access Point Configurations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071760942
Author:
Pearson, Brock
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Wrightson, Tyler
Subject:
Wireless Network Security, A Beginners Guide, Book, guide, how to, Tyler Wrightson, Wireless, Networking, Existing, Protocols, Security, Algorithms, Building, Budget, Strategy, Capabilities, Strategies, Environments, Tracking, Maintaining, Implementing, A
Subject:
Wireless Network Security, A Beginners Guide, Book, guide, how to, Brock Pearson, Wireless, Networking, Existing, Protocols, Security, Algorithms, Building, Budget, Strategy, Capabilities, Strategies, Environments, Tracking, Maintaining, Implementing, Acc
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20111122
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.125 x 7.375 in

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"Synopsis" by , Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional

Protect wireless networks against all real-world hacks by learning how hackers operate. Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide discusses the many attack vectors that target wireless networks and clients--and explains how to identify and prevent them. Actual cases of attacks against WEP, WPA, and wireless clients and their defenses are included.

This practical resource reveals how intruders exploit vulnerabilities and gain access to wireless networks. You'll learn how to securely deploy WPA2 wireless networks, including WPA2-Enterprise using digital certificates for authentication. The book provides techniques for dealing with wireless guest access and rogue access points. Next-generation wireless networking technologies, such as lightweight access points and cloud-based wireless solutions, are also discussed. Templates, checklists, and examples give you the hands-on help you need to get started right away.

Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide features: Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the job IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work

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