Chapter 1. WLAN Security Overview

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Standards organizations

    • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    • Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

    • Wi-Fi Alliance

  • 802.11 networking basics

  • 802.11 security basics

    • Data Privacy

    • Authentication, authorization, accounting (AAA)

    • Segmentation

    • Monitoring

    • Policy

  • 802.11 security history

    • 802.11i security amendment and WPA certifications

    • RSN

    • The future of 802.11 security

WLAN Security Overview

Even with all of the advances in 802.11 WLAN security, it still has a bad reputation with some people because of the weak legacy 802.11 security mechanisms ...

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