How to Cheat at Securing a Wireless Network

How to Cheat at Securing a Wireless Network

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Wireless connectivity is now a reality in most businesses. Yet by its nature, wireless networks are the most difficult to secure and are often the favorite target of intruders. This book provides the busy network administrator with best-practice solutions to securing the wireless network With the increased demand for mobile connectivity and the decrease in cost and in the time required for installation, wireless network connections will make up 20% of all corporate network connections by the end of 2006. With this increase in usage comes a commensurate increase in the networka€™s vulnerability to intrusion. This book provides the typical network administrator with the basic tools and instruction they need to maintain a secure network while allowing acceptable access to users. Am A practical product and technology specific guideline to securing a wireless networks for the busy System Administrator Am Takes a simplified multi-layered approach into easily deployed plans for a straight forward understanding Am Does not bog you down with history, but offers practical useful information for todaySelecting the Hardware As stated, the wireless hardware elements required to connect the wireless aspects of the network to the existing network include access points, handheld ... This access point is easy to configure using Windows a€”compatible software and provides an integrated Ethernet interface. ... An Orinoco Range Extender antenna is purchased for each radio attached to an access point.

Title:How to Cheat at Securing a Wireless Network
Author:Chris Hurley, Lee Barken
Publisher:Elsevier - 2006-08-22


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