Chapter 12. Wireless LAN (WLAN) Security

Wireless LAN (WLAN) network deployments are on the rise and are becoming increasingly popular because of the ease of deployment, cost effectiveness, scalability, and significant productivity gains. This rise in the recent years has offered greater mobility to users by allowing them to move freely without tangling with wired workstations. Some of the most common WLAN deployments are not secured appropriately, thereby attracting unauthorized use of the network services. The lack of trust in the security of the wireless technology has caused increasing concern when organizations are deploying WLAN-based network solutions. Organizations now demand comprehensive and secure WLAN solutions. As the leader in providing ...

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