Chapter 12

Wireless Networking

The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 3.3 Compare and contrast different wireless standards.
    • 802.11 a/b/g/n standards
  • Distance
  • Speed
  • Latency
  • Frequency
  • Channels
  • MIMO
  • Channel bonding
  • 3.7 Compare and contrast different LAN technologies.
    • Properties:
  • CSMA/CA
  • 2.2 Given a scenario, install and configure a wireless network.
    • WAP placement
    • Antenna types
    • Interference
    • Frequencies
    • Channels
    • Wireless standards
    • SSID (enable/disable)
    • Compatibility (802.11 a/b/g/n)
  • 5.1 Given a scenario, implement appropriate wireless security measures.
    • Encryption protocols:
  • WEP
  • WPA
  • WPA2
  • WPA Enterprise
  • MAC address filtering
  • Device placement
  • Signal strength

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