Wireless Network Security: Second Edition

Wolfgang Osterhage

May 8, 2018 by CRC Press
Reference - 186 Pages - 74 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138093799 - CAT# K34859

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  • Enhances the security of his wireless applications
  • Provides a guideline and working tool to implement a security strategy
  • Assists in documenting the security status of an installation and the underlying security strategy
  • Discovers the pitfalls, when operating in a wireless environment
  • Helps in the configuration of the necessary components
  • Checklists have been provided to help IT administrators to enhance security


Wireless communications have become indispensable part of our lives. The book deals with the security of such wireless communication. The technological background of these applications have been presented in detail. Special emphasis has been laid on the IEEE 802.11x-standards that have been developed for this technology. A major part of the book is devoted to security risks, encryption and authentication. Checklists have been provided to help IT administrators and security officers to achieve the maximum possible security in their installations, when using wireless technology.

This is the second edition of the book. The updates include the latest the IEEE 802.11-standard, an updated chapter on PDA, the increased relevance of smart phones and tablets, widespread use of WLAN with increased security risks.


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