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Designing and Deploying 802.11 Wireless Networks: A Practical Guide to Implementing 802.11n and 802.11ac Wireless Networks, Second Edition by Jim Geier

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4-way handshake 802.11 communication back and forth between an access point and client radio that results in determining the common key used to encrypt data.

802.3 A standard published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) that defines the signal characteristics and operation of a wired LAN. It defines the use of CSMA, which is similar to 802.11 WLANs.

802.11 A standard published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) that defines the radio characteristics and operation of a medium-range radio frequency LAN. Specifies the use of CSMA as the primary method for sharing access to a common air medium.

802.16 A standard published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ...

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