802.11 Security: Securing Wireless Networks

  • Bruce Potter, Bob Fleck

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  • Bruce Potter, Bob Fleck

  • The book shows how professionals can plan for and successfully contend with security obstacles in their wireless deployment. This authoritative book not only explains the security issues, but shows them how to design and build their own secure wireless network. It covers the entire process of building secure 802.11-based wireless networks, in particular, the 802.11b (“Wi-Fi”) specification and also provides detailed coverage of security issues unique to wireless networking, such as Wireless Access Points (WAP), bandwidth stealing, and the problematic Wired Equivalent Privacy component of 802.11.They learn how to configure a wireless client and to set up a WAP using either Linux or Free BSD and also find thorough information on controlling network access and encrypting client traffic.

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  • The book shows how professionals can plan for and successfully contend with security obstacles in their wireless deployment. This authoritative book not only explains the security issues, but shows them how to design and build their own secure wireless network. It covers the entire process of building secure 802.11-based wireless networks, in particular, the 802.11b (“Wi-Fi”) specification and also provides detailed coverage of security issues unique to wireless networking, such as Wireless Access Points (WAP), bandwidth stealing, and the problematic Wired Equivalent Privacy component of 802.11.They learn how to configure a wireless client and to set up a WAP using either Linux or Free BSD and also find thorough information on controlling network access and encrypting client traffic.

  • ISBN : 9780596002909

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  • ISBN : 9780596002909

  • Publisher : O’Reilly Media

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  • Publisher : O’Reilly Media

  • Year of Publication : 2002

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  • Year of Publication : 2002