This unique course provides detailed, hands-on instruction in the detection, assessment and security of 802.11 wireless networks. During the course, a range of tools and techniques are introduced, which are not documented by the manufacturers of 802.11 wireless LAN products.
Training Course Objectives
On completing this course, you will be able to:
Explain both the documented and undocumented security vulnerabilities that are immediately created in every organisation when 802.11 wireless networks are introduced.
Describe in detail the types of attacks that occur.
Detect authorised and unauthorised 802.11 wireless networks and access points.
Assess their security vulnerabilities using the latest 802.11 audit tools.
Secure 802.11 (Wi-Fi) wireless networks using state-of-the-art techniques.
Implement advanced intrusion detection, auditing and logging facilities for Wi-Fi networks.
Perform a security site survey (WiFi Security Audit).
Who should attend
IT management personnel
Anyone concerned with the security of their organisation
IT professionals wanting to move into the rapidly growing wireless networks industry.
Attendance on course 611 - Implementing 802.11 Wireless LANs, or equivalent experience with 802.11.
This short-duration WiFi security course delivers high value by covering a broad range of subjects in just two days. A range of high-value demonstrations are included in the course and students are invited to particpate in these during break times. Student hands-on practical labs in this WiFi security course include:
Configuring WPA Personal authentication (WPA-PSK).
Configuring and Optimising PEAP-based authentication.
Auditing the security of Wi-Fi networks and User Sessions.
For in-depth hand-on practical, students should attend LEVER's uniquely-upgraded 5-day Course CWSP: Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) course.
Lifetime Post-Course Support
After completing this course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group PLC, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.
The Dangers of 802.11 WLANs
The vulnerabilities of 802.11 WLANs:
Open Access Points
The weaknesses of WEP
Hacking into 802.11 WLANs
The World-wide "hacker" community
Available hacking tools: hardware, software, maps, papers, community resources.