This chapter covers the following subjects:
Wireless LAN Concepts: This section explains the basic theory behind transmitting data with radio waves using wireless LAN standards.
Deploying WLANs: This section lists a set of generic steps for installing small WLANs, with no product-specific details.
Wireless LAN Security: This section explains the various WLAN security options that have progressed through the years.
So far, this book has dedicated a lot of attention to (wired) Ethernet LANs. Although they are vitally important, another style of LAN, wireless LANs (WLAN), fills a particularly important role in providing network access to end users. In particular, WLANs allow the user to communicate over the network without requiring ...