Securing Wireless LANs: A Practical Guide for Network Managers, LAN Administrators and the Home Office User / Edition 1

Securing Wireless LANs: A Practical Guide for Network Managers, LAN Administrators and the Home Office User / Edition 1

by Gilbert Held
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470851279

ISBN-13: 9780470851272

Pub. Date: 10/20/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Wireless LANs will enable small teams and communities to communicate via their mobile devices without cables. This new technology will facilitate communication in small businesses/teams such as in hospitals, on construction sites, warehouses, etc. Held provides a comprehensive guide to the implementation, planning and monitoring of all aspects of wireless LAN

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Wireless LANs will enable small teams and communities to communicate via their mobile devices without cables. This new technology will facilitate communication in small businesses/teams such as in hospitals, on construction sites, warehouses, etc. Held provides a comprehensive guide to the implementation, planning and monitoring of all aspects of wireless LAN security in small offices/small to medium business (SMBs). Securing Wireless LANs is timely in addressing the security issues of this important new technology and equips its readers with the tools they need to make the appropriate choice for their own situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470851272
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1. Introduction to Wireless LANs.

Chapter 2. Frame Formats and Basic Security Operation.

Chapter 3. Understanding Wireless Signals.

Chapter 4. Understanding WEP.

Chapter 5. Security Risks and Countermeasures.

Chapter 6. Proprietary Security Enhancement Techniques.

Chapter 7. Standards Based Security.

Appendix A: Wireless LAN Security Checklist.

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