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SSCP® Systems Security Certified Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide by Darril Gibson

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Exploring Wireless Technologies

Wireless technologies have become quite popular in the past decade. With a wireless network, computers connect to each other and network devices by transmitting data over the airwaves. There are four primary IEEE 802.11 standards currently in use. Table 3.2 outlines the base frequency and maximum speeds of each.

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Table 3-2 Wireless Standards

imageNOTE The speed is the maximum speed in ideal conditions. However, the speed is reduced the farther away the wireless devices are from each other. The speed is also reduced from ...

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