Synopses & Reviews
CWSP Guide to Wireless Security is a hands-on guide to defending wireless networks against attacks. This book prepares students for the Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) certification from Planet3. Focusing on IEEE 802.11a/b/g/pre-n wireless local area networks, this book provides extensive coverage of the latest wireless attack tools and defenses, including IEEE 802.11i, WPA, WPA2, and WIPS, along with how to design and manage a secure wireless LAN. Material is reinforced with hands-on projects at the end of each chapter.
About the Author
Mark Ciampa is an Assistant Professor in Management and Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY where he teaches courses in introduction to computers, computer business management information systems, and computer hardware. Prior to that time he was the Director of Academic Computing and Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. Mark has experience working in the IT industry prior to teaching and has served as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee, as well as in local governments, area businesses, and non-profit organizations. He is a frequent speaker at regional and national technology conferences.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Wireless Security Chapter 2: Wireless LAN Vulnerabilities Chapter 3: Passive Wireless Discovery Chapter 4: Active Wireless Attacks Chapter 5: WLAN Security Models Chapter 6: Security In Wireless Devices Chapter 7: Designing a Secure Wireless Network Chapter 8: Secure Wireless Authentication Chapter 9: Secure Wireless Transmission using VPN Chapter 10: Monitoring the Wireless Network Chapter 11: Wireless Security Policy Chapter 12: Testing the Wireless Network APPENDIX A:CWSP CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION OBJECTIVES