Building Secure Wireless Networks with 802.11

Overview

  • Provides a step-by-step approach for planning and implementing a wireless LAN based on 802.11 Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology
  • Authors are Wi-Fi security experts who are able to address the firestorm of concerns about security for 802.11b networks
  • Offers a clear perspective of interoperability with related wireless standards like 802.11a, HomeRF, and Bluetooth
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Overview

  • Provides a step-by-step approach for planning and implementing a wireless LAN based on 802.11 Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology
  • Authors are Wi-Fi security experts who are able to address the firestorm of concerns about security for 802.11b networks
  • Offers a clear perspective of interoperability with related wireless standards like 802.11a, HomeRF, and Bluetooth
  • Explains how to achieve the same performance as a wired Ethernet connection and deliver flexibility and high speed
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471237150
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/27/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

JAHANZEB KHAN is Principal Engineer with RSA Security, Inc., where he is responsible for the research and development of encryption, Public Key Infrastructure, and wireless LAN Security standards. He is active in the 802.11b community and is a member of IEEE International.
ANIS KHWAJA works in the IT department of a leading financial services firm. Khwaja has more than fifteen years of experience in networking and is currently involved in deployment of 802.11b (Wi-Fi) networks.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

PART 1: Introduction to Wireless Local Area Networks (LANs).

Networking Basics.

Wireless LANs.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 Standards.

Is Wireless LAN Right for You?

PART 2: SECURE WIRELESS LANs.

Network Security.

Securing the IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs.

PART 3: BUILDING SECURE WIRELESS LANs.

Planning Wireless LANs.

Shopping for the Right Equipment.

Equipment Provisioning and LAN Setup.

Advanced 802.11 Wireless LANs.

PART 4: TROUBLESHOOTING AND KEEPING YOUR WIRELSS LAN SECURE.

Troubleshooting Wireless LANs.

Keeping Your Wireless LAN Secure.

Appendix A: Wireless LAN Case Studies.

Appendix B: Installing ORiNOCO PC Card Under Various Operating Systems.

Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations.

References.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2003

    Very practical book on wireless networks!

    The book talks about highly technical issues using a non technical language. I was able to build my wireless network with the help of this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2003

    finally a book on 802.11 that talks about security

    serious about wireless lans? don't forget security.

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