Hackproofing Your Wireless Network

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Elsevier, Mar 22, 2002 - Computers - 608 pages

The only way to stop a hacker is to think like one!

Wireless technology is a new and rapidly growing field of concentration for network engineers and administrators. Innovative technology is now making the communication between computers a cordless affair. Wireless devices and networks are vulnerable to additional security risks because of their presence in the mobile environment.

Hack Proofing Your Wireless Network is the only book written specifically for architects, engineers, and administrators responsible for securing their wireless networks. From making sense of the various acronyms (WAP, WEP, SSL, PKE, PKI, SSL, SSH, IPSEC) to the implementation of security policies, plans, and recovery protocols, this book will help users secure their wireless network before its security is compromised. The only way to stop a hacker is to think like one...this book details the multiple ways a hacker can attack a wireless network - and then provides users with the knowledge they need to prevent said attacks.

  • Uses forensic-based analysis to give the reader an insight into the mind of a hacker
  • With the growth of wireless networks architects, engineers and administrators will need this book
  • Up to the minute Web based support at www.solutions@syngress.com
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Wireless Challenge
1
Chapter 2 A Security Primer
75
Chapter 3 Wireless Network Architecture and Design
125
Chapter 4 Common Attacks and Vulnerabilities
201
Chapter 5 Wireless Security Countermeasures
239
Chapter 6 Circumventing Security Measures
299
Chapter 7 Monitoring and Intrusion Detection
327
Chapter 8 Auditing
363
Chapter 9 Case Scenarios
407
Hack Proofing Your Wireless Network Fast Track
439
Index
467
Related Titles
484
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