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Mastering Wireshark by Charit Mishra

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Summary

What we discussed here is not going to facilitate you with every scenario that can be seen in wireless communication, but definitely, it will give you a jump start.

The IEEE 802.11 standard works over radio frequencies for communication purpose. The protocol that works behind WLANS is CSMA/CD, which facilitates a collision-free environment that is required for a wireless infrastructure. Under 802.11, there are multiple standards that have been developed, and this provides a robust solution for different infrastructure-based requirements.

Sometimes, you need to look at the RF energy level too, which can really play a big role in performance upgrade. Due to various devices that work over the same spectrum of 2.4 Ghz, it is possible that your ...

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