Intended for anyone from the mobile user to a student or professional working in a wireless environment, Wireless Safety serves to expose the reader to diverse technologies while mapping them to real world applications. It provides an overview of WAP (wireless application protocol) and how developers view these enabling technologies, and gives a peek into future trends. Topics include wireless signal propagation, IEEE and ETSI Wireless Standards, WLANs and Operation, Wireless Protocols and Communication Languages, Wireless Devices, and Wireless Security. Wireless Safety requires no pre-requisite knowledge and aims to educate in simple applications of these technologies. Wireless Safety breaks the myths of wireless computing and reveals the security aspects of wireless and what can be done to secure access, while preparing readers for success on the Wireless|5 certification from EC-Council. For those already in the field, this certification provides the knowledge to excel in the workplace and provides a path for career advancement. For those in the classroom, this book lays a strong foundation to explore technology further.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator program, License Penetration Tester program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) program for meeting the 4011 training standard for information security professionals.