Wireless Networks For Dummies

Barry D. Lewis, Peter T. Davis

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2004-10-08
  • 售價: $1,090
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,036
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 408
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0764575252
  • ISBN-13: 9780764575259
  • 相關分類: 無線網路 Wireless-networks
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  • An easy, practical guide to wireless networks, which allow users to roam wireless-enabled locations without being restricted by cables
  • Shows step by step what it takes to plan a wireless network, set it up, make it work, and keep it safe
  • Along the way, expert authors Davis and Lewis explain how to perform a site survey and explore issues such as selecting the right standard, mode, access point, channel, and antenna
  • Explains how to install clients, set up roaming, and guard against risks and threats such as war driving, jamming, hijacking, and man-in-the-middle attacks
  • Contains useful information on IEEE wireless standards, security vulnerabilities, administration tools, and places to connect while on the road



Table of Contents:


Part I: Planning and Acquiring Your Network.

Chapter 1: Removing the Tethers: Entering the Wireless World.

Chapter 2: If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail.

Chapter 3: Matching Wireless Technologies to Your Plan.

Part II: Implementing Your Wireless Network.

Chapter 4: Getting a Quick Start with Wireless Personal Area Networks.

Chapter 5: Moving On to a Wireless LAN: Your Wireless Access Point.

Chapter 6: Connecting Your Clients.

Chapter 7: Building the Multi-Zone Network.

Chapter 8: Using Wireless on the Road to Connect to the Office.

Part III: Using Your Network Securely.

Chapter 9: Considering a Deadbolt: Understanding the Risks of Wireless Networks.

Chapter 10: Designing a Secure Network.

Chapter 11: Maintaining Network Security.

Chapter 12: Secure Wireless Access with Virtual Private Networking.

Part IV: Keeping Your Network on the Air — Administration and Troubleshooting.

Chapter 13: Problems with Keeping on the Air.

Chapter 14: Bridging Networks to Manage Coverage.

Chapter 15: Dealing with Network Throughput Issues.

Chapter 16: It’s Ten O’Clock: Do You Know Where Your Access Points Are?

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Administrator Tools and What They Do.

Chapter 18: Top Ten Ways to Secure Your Network.

Chapter 19: Ten Ways Wireless Is Used in Business.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Industry Trade Associations.

Appendix B: Wireless Standards.

Appendix C: The Fundamentals of Radio Frequency.