CHAPTER 23. Security and Other Wireless Technologies

SOME OF THE MAIN TOPICS IN THIS CHAPTER ARE

Instant Messaging and Consumer Devices 348

Wireless Security 349

Personal Area Networks (PANs) 356

Although previous chapters on wireless technology were devoted to examining wireless devices that are currently available, this chapter examines additional types of wireless uses and wireless security. Essentially, this chapter wraps up the topic of wireless networking and communications.

Instant Messaging and Consumer Devices

If you ask a typical consumer about wireless communications, you might hear about Wi-Fi or wireless Ethernet, but it’s just as likely that cell phones, smartphones, or PDAs with onboard wireless networking would also be part of ...

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