Chapter 9

Wireless LAN Security Basics

The following CWTS exam objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 6.1 Identify and describe the following legacy WLAN security technologies
    • SSID Hiding
    • WEP
    • MAC Filtering
  • 6.2 Understand the basic operation of and implementation best practices for the following WLAN security technologies
    • WPA and WPA2-Personal
    • WPA and WPA2-Enterprise
    • 802.1X/EAP
    • AAA and RADIUS
    • Encryption - TKIP/CCMP
  • 6.3 Understand the basic functions and implementation best practices for the following WLAN security technologies
    • Role based access control (RBAC)
    • Virtual private networking (VPN)
    • Wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS)
    • Captive portals
    • Network management and monitoring systems

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