Caution! Wireless Networking : Preventing a Data Disaster

Jack McCullough

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2004-10-15
  • 售價: $1,110
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,055
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 288
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 076457213X
  • ISBN-13: 9780764572135
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At last, a book dedicated to alleviating the fears that users may have about the security of their wireless home network. This no-nonsense guide is for wireless home
networkers who want to protect their data from hackers, crackers, viruses, and worms. Written in non-technical language that's perfect for both novices and intermediate users, this book offers a brief introduction to wireless networking and identifies the most common internal and external pitfalls-and ways to avoid and correct them.
* The ideal reference for computer users with a wireless network who need facts separated from fiction to learn what is necessary to protect their networks
* Real-world examples help demystify viruses, worms, cryptography, and identity theft, while expert advice, cool techniques, and step-by-step instructions give readers the know-how they need to secure a WLAN and protect their privacy
* Covers the latest computer security threats and countermeasures, addressing problems that older titles do not cover, particularly in the areas of virus protection

Table of Contents:


Part I: Understanding the Threat.

Chapter 1: A Brief Overview of Wi-Fi.

Chapter 2: Network Fundamentals and Security Concerns.

Chapter 3: The People Behind the Problem.

Chapter 4: Hijacking Wi-Fi.

Chapter 5: More Wireless Attacks.

Chapter 6: Wardriving.

Chapter 7: Viruses and Wi-Fi.

Part II: Protecting Yourself.

Chapter 8: Technical Pitfalls and Solutions.

Chapter 9: Wireless Privacy Concerns.

Chapter 10: Encryption and Wi-Fi.

Chapter 11: Securing Your WLAN.

Chapter 12: Protecting Your Wi-Fi Data.

Appendix A: Suppliers, Manufacturers, and Resources.

Appendix B: Wireless Standards.