802. 11 Security

Mention wireless networks, and the question of security will soon follow It s not surprising that in spite of compelling business arguments for going wireless, many companies are holding back because of security concerns But, while it s true that wireless networks create security issues that don t exist in wired networks, the issues are not insurmountable 802.11 SecuritMention wireless networks, and the question of security will soon follow It s not surprising that in spite of compelling business arguments for going wireless, many companies are holding back because of security concerns But, while it s true that wireless networks create security issues that don t exist in wired networks, the issues are not insurmountable 802.11 Security shows how you can plan for and successfully contend with security obstacles in your wireless deployment This authoritative book not only explains the security issues, but shows you how to design and build a your own secure wireless network 802.11 Security covers the entire process of building secure 802.11 based wireless networks, in particular, the 802.11b Wi Fi specification The authors provide detailed coverage of security issues unique to wireless networking, such as Wireless Access Points WAP , bandwidth stealing, and the problematic Wired Equivalent Privacy component of 802.11 You ll learn how to configure a wireless client and to set up a WAP using either Linux or Free BSD You ll also find thorough information on controlling network access and encrypting client traffic Beginning with an introduction to 802.11b in general, the book gives you a broad basis in theory and practice of wireless security, dispelling some of the myths along the way In doing so, they provide you with the technical grounding required to think about how the rest of the book applies to your specific needs and situations Next, the book details the technical setup instructions needed for both the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems Some of the topics covered include Station Security for Linux, FreeBSD, Open BSD, Mac OS X and Windows Setting Up Access Point Security Gateway Security, including building Gateways, firewall Rules, Auditing, etc Authentication and Encryption FreeBSD IPsec client and gateway configuration L
Security Mention wireless networks and the question of security will soon follow It s not surprising that in spite of compelling business arguments for going wireless many companies are holding back because

  • Title: 802. 11 Security
  • Author: Bruce Potter Bob Fleck
  • ISBN: 9788173665752
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Paperback
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