Wireless Network Security
This 6-hour course provides engineers with the basics of wireless LAN technologies and the related security concerns and guidelines. The course materials are based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-48: Wireless Network Security: 802.11, Bluetooth, and Handheld Devices.
includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the
understanding of the course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will
The purpose of this course is to provide engineers with basic concepts of wireless LANs and wireless security scenarios and to provide guidelines on the secure operation of wireless LANS. You will be directed to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) website to study
Network Security: 802.11, Bluetooth, and Handheld Devices (http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-48/NIST_SP_800-48.pdf)
(119 pages, PDF file format - this course only covers of these 46 pages).
Please click on the above underlined text to view, save or print the document for your study. (Print pages 17 to 63) Read Chapters 2 and 3 of the document, approximately 46 pages of material. (Printed from pages 17 to 63)
Be aware that this material is a few years old, and some of the technical details have changed with improvements in technology. However, the overall security recommendations are still considered current.
Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.