Building Secure Wireless Networks with 802.11
Jahanzeb Khan, Anis Khwaja
* Provides a step-by-step approach for planning and implementing a wireless
LAN based on 802.11 Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology
* Authors are Wi-Fi security experts who are able to address the firestorm of concerns about security for 802.11b networks
* Offers a clear perspective of interoperability with related wireless standards like 802.11a, HomeRF, and Bluetooth
* Explains how to achieve the same performance as a wired Ethernet connection and deliver flexibility and high speed
Table of Contents
About the Authors.
PART 1: Introduction to Wireless Local Area Networks (LANs).
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 Standards.
Is Wireless LAN Right for You?
PART 2: SECURE WIRELESS LANs.
Securing the IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs.
PART 3: BUILDING SECURE WIRELESS LANs.
Planning Wireless LANs.
Shopping for the Right Equipment.
Equipment Provisioning and LAN Setup.
Advanced 802.11 Wireless LANs.
PART 4: TROUBLESHOOTING AND KEEPING YOUR WIRELSS LAN SECURE.
Troubleshooting Wireless LANs.
Keeping Your Wireless LAN Secure.
Appendix A: Wireless LAN Case Studies.
Appendix B: Installing ORiNOCO PC Card Under Various Operating Systems.
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations.