Chapter 6. SOHO 802.11 Security

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:

  • WPA/WPA2-Personal

    • Preshared keys (PSK) and passphrases

    • WPA/WPA2-Personal risks

    • Entropy

    • Proprietary PSK

  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

    • WPS architecture

  • SOHO security best practices

SOHO 802.11 Security

Chances are, if you bought this book and strive to be a Certified Wireless Security Professional, you are probably—at best—moderately interested in reading a chapter on SOHO security. It is nonetheless important to understand the differences between the SOHO solutions that are in use today. This information can be used to help provide consultation to network operators on the strengths and weaknesses ...

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