Securing Wireless LANs: A Practical Guide for Network Managers, LAN Administrators and the Home Office User / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Wireless LANs will enable small teams and communities tocommunicate via their mobile devices without cables. This newtechnology will facilitate communication in small businesses/teamssuch as in hospitals, on construction sites, warehouses, etc.Held provides a comprehensive guide to the implementation, planningand monitoring of all aspects of wireless LAN security in smalloffices/small to medium business (SMBs).Securing Wireless LANs is timely in addressing the security issuesof this important new technology and equips its readers with thetools they need to make the appropriate choice for their ownsituation.This ideal introduction to wireless LAN technology:* Provides a broad overview of all the different issues andpractical guidance of how to make wireless LANs secure at home aswell as in small offices* Explains how to monitor wireless LANs, configure different typesof wireless equipment* Discusses which technologies are best for different situationsand requirements* Gives practical hints and advice on how to implement them
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About the Author
Gilbert Held is an internationally known award-winning author and teacher with over 30 years experience in managing communications networks.
Table of Contents
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.
What People are Saying About This
"...an intelligent and thorough analysis, both using common sense and technical solutions..." (Information Security Bulletin, Dec 03)
"...a publication that will be of a great use to wireless newcomers and intermediate readers..." (Help Net Security Review, 2004)
"...very professional...structure is clear, logical and very well signposted...interesting, even if you're not a security expert..." (Communications Engineer, August/September 2004)