Real 802.11 Security: Wi-Fi Protected Access and 802.11i

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Addison-Wesley, 2004 - Computers - 451 pages
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*Describes new approach to wireless security based on Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and the 802.11i standard (releasing summer 2003).
*Wireless equipment based on the 802.11 standard accounts for up to 99% of the wireless networking market.
*Written by experts on wireless security. Arbaugh brings a hardcore security background and Edney brings industry experience.

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Jon Edney specializes in wireless networking and is a key contributor to the development of IEEE 802.11 systems. As a member of the technology consultancy Symbionics Networks, he deployed the first low-cost 802.11 designs. In 1996, Edney cofounded InTalk, Inc., the first IEEE 802.11 company to develop WLAN access points. After InTalk was acquired by Nokia Corporation, he focused on the application of Wi-Fi to public access networks. He is an active member of the IEEE 802.11 TGi security group.

William A. Arbaugh is an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Maryland in College Park, where he conducts research in information systems security. Arbaugh served as a senior computer scientist for the National Security Agency's Office of Research and Technology, and then as senior technical advisor for the Office of Advanced Network Programs. He has many publications to his credit and has delivered papers at security-related conferences such as IEEE, SANS, USENIX, and Comdex.


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