Chapter 9. Introducing 802.1x and Configuring Encryption and Authentication on Lightweight Access Points

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This chapter is composed of three sections. In the first section, you are provided with an introduction to wireless security, its issues, and how it has evolved. In the next section, the 802.1 extensible authentication protocol (EAP) and some of its popular variants are presented. Wireless protected access (WPA and WPA2) and 802.11i security standards are also presented in this section. The final section of this chapter shows how you ...

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