Chapter 12. Wireless Penetration Testing

For much of our previous discussion, we have looked at techniques that involve penetration testing while connected to a wired network. This included both internal Local Area Network (LAN) and techniques such as web application assessments over the public Internet. One area of focus that deserves attention is wireless networking. Wireless networks are ubiquitous, having been deployed in a variety of environments, such as commercial, government, educational, and residential. As a result, penetration testers should ensure that these networks have the appropriate amount of security controls and are free from configuration errors.

In this chapter, we will discuss:

  • Wireless networking basics: In this topic, we ...

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