Chapter 11

Basic WLAN Security Design

THE FOLLOWING CWDP EXAM TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Identify weak security solutions and protocols, and provide acceptable alternatives.
  • Recommend appropriate authentication solutions and explain design concepts related to their use.
  • Recommend appropriate data encryption solutions and explain design concepts related to their use.
  • Identify the role and limitations of client capabilities in security planning.

Wi-Fi networks are becoming increasingly important to a broad range of users. For home users and the smallest companies who want simple Internet access to the largest corporations and governments with stringent network demands, every wireless network requires some level of security. Yet the ...

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