SonicWALL Secure Wireless Networks Integrated Solutions Guide

SonicWALL Secure Wireless Networks Integrated Solutions Guide

by Joe Levy, Dave Parry, Khai Tran, Patrick Lydon
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597491934

ISBN-13: 9781597491938

Pub. Date: 07/04/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Nearly forty percent of the world's 1 billion+ Internet users are wireless. It's a truly staggering fact to think that the majority of these wireless implementations are fundamentally insecure, leaving users and private data at risk.

Many wireless proprietors think that the convenience of wireless outweighs the possible risk of insecure impelentation, or that

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Overview

Nearly forty percent of the world's 1 billion+ Internet users are wireless. It's a truly staggering fact to think that the majority of these wireless implementations are fundamentally insecure, leaving users and private data at risk.

Many wireless proprietors think that the convenience of wireless outweighs the possible risk of insecure impelentation, or that secure wireless is far too complicated to worry about deploying.

SonicWALL® Secure Wireless Networks Integrated Solutions Guide provides a systematic approach to creating secure wireless networks, using the Plan, Design, Implement, and Optimize model. This introduction to wireless network security is both comprehensive and easy to understand. Using straightforward language, this book describes deployment best practices, what SonicWALL security appliances do, and how they interoperate within an existing or new network. It begins with brief overviews of the theory of risk management, the history of wireless networks, and today’s top five wireless threats. Real-world case studies highlight wireless solution business drivers for education, healthcare, retail and hospitality, and government agencies, as well as their respective regulatory compliance requirements. SonicWALL believes that the days of being forced to accept inherent risk in wireless networking are over. By using modern security standards and sound network design methods, your wireless network should be just as secure as your wired network.

Wireless networks can be made as secure as wired networks, and deploying this type of security can be far less complicated than you think. In this book, and through their massive product offerings, SonicWALL gives you (the secure wireless network hopeful) all of the planning, implementation, and optimizing tools you need to do wireless. Securely.

• Official guide from SonicWALL
• Written by SonicWALL engineers and documentation specialists
• Appropriate for all audiences, from the small proprietor to the enterprise IT specialist
• A complete reference to plan, design, implement, and optimize a secure wireless network with SonicWALL's extensive wireless product offerings

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597491938
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/04/2008
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Using This Book
Part 1: Planning
Chapter 1: Introduction to Secure Wireless Networking
Chapter 2: Planning Wireless Access Deployments
Chapter 3: Creating and Defining a Network Security Policy
Chapter 4: Wireless Solutions for Vertical Markets
Part 2: Designing
Chapter 5: SonicWALL Products Solutions Library
Chapter 6: Three Phases for a Secure Wireless Network
Chapter 7: Designing for User Segmentation
Part 3: Implementing
Phase 1: Deploying the UTM Gateway
Chapter 8: Configuring SonicWALL UTM Gateway Appliances
Chapter 9: Configuring User Segmentation
Chapter 10: Configuring Distributed Wireless Devices
Chapter 11: Configuring Wireless Guest Services for Hotspots
Chapter 12: Configuring Virtual Access Points
Chapter 13: Configuring RF Monitoring and Protection
Phase 2: Deploying Secure Remote Access Solutions
Chapter 14: Configuring Secure Remote Access Solutions
Phase 3: Deploying Centralized Management Solutions
Chapter 15: Configuring SonicWALL Global Management System
Part 4: Optimizing
Chapter 16: Optimizing Your Secure Wireless Network
Appendix A: Configuring External Authentication Servers
Appendix B: SonicWALL Knowledge Check
Appendix C: Answers to SonicWALL Knowledge Check
Bibliography
Index

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