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Wireless network security : a beginner's guide / by Tyler Wrightson and Brock Pearson.

Wrightson, Tyler. (Author).
  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780071760942 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0071760946 (pbk.)
  • Description: xvii, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Emeryville, Calif. : McGraw-Hill/Osborne ; 2012.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Middlesex Community College.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks TK5105.78 .W75 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: Wireless foundations: Introduction to the wireless security mindset -- Wireless tools and gadgets -- Know thy enemy: Theory of attacks on wireless networks -- Attacking wireless networks -- Attacking wireless clients -- Real-world wireless security defenses: Theory of defense for securing wireless networks -- Understanding the WPA2_enterprise with certificates architecture -- Deploying a WPA-enterprise network with certificates -- Deploying secure wireless networks -- Handling wireless guest access -- Handling rogue access points and the future of wireless security -- Introduction to Linux: the wireless engineer's operating system of choice.
Summary: This practical resource reveals how intruders exploit vulnerabilities and gain access to wireless networks. You'll learn how to securely deploy WPA2 wireless networks, including WPA2-Enterprise using digital certificates for authentication. The book provides techniques for dealing with wireless guest access and rogue access points.
Subject: Wireless communication systems > Security measures.
Pearson, Brock. (Added Author).


Wrightson, Tyler. "Wireless network security : a beginner's guide." Emeryville, Calif. : McGraw-Hill/Osborne ; 2012.

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