O'Reilly logo

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide, First Edition by Anthony Sequeira

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 8. Wireless Technologies

After completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • How do various wireless LAN technologies function, and what wireless standards are in common use?

  • What are some of the most important WLAN design considerations?

  • What WLAN security risks exist, and how can you mitigate those risks?

The popularity of wireless LANs (WLANs) has exploded over the past decade, allowing users to roam within a WLAN coverage area, take their laptops with them, and maintain network connectivity as they move throughout a building or campus environment. Many other devices, however, can take advantage of wireless networks, such as gaming consoles, smartphones, and printers.

This chapter introduces WLAN ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required