CWSP Certified Wireless Security Professional Study Guide: Exam CWSP-205

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 26, 2016 - Computers - 696 pages

The most detailed, comprehensive coverage of CWSP-205 exam objectives

CWSP: Certified Wireless Security Professional Study Guide offers comprehensive preparation for the CWSP-205 exam. Fully updated to align with the new 2015 exam, this guide covers all exam objectives and gives you access to the Sybex interactive online learning system so you can go into the test fully confident in your skills. Coverage includes WLAN discovery, intrusion and attack, 802.11 protocol analysis, wireless intrusion prevention system implementation, Layer 2 and 3 VPN over 802.11 networks, managed endpoint security systems, and more. Content new to this edition features discussions about BYOD and guest access, as well as detailed and insightful guidance on troubleshooting. With more than double the coverage of the “official” exam guide, plus access to interactive learning tools, this book is your ultimate solution for CWSP-205 exam prep.

The CWSP is the leading vendor-neutral security certification administered for IT professionals, developed for those working with and securing wireless networks. As an advanced certification, the CWSP requires rigorous preparation — and this book provides more coverage and expert insight than any other source.

  • Learn the ins and outs of advanced network security
  • Study 100 percent of CWSP-205 objectives
  • Test your understanding with two complete practice exams
  • Gauge your level of preparedness with a pre-test assessment

The CWSP is a springboard for more advanced certifications, and the premier qualification employers look for in the field. If you’ve already earned the CWTS and the CWNA, it’s time to take your career to the next level. CWSP: Certified Wireless Security Professional Study Guide is your ideal companion for effective, efficient CWSP-205 preparation.

 

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Contents

Foreword
xxv
Introduction
xxvii
Assessment Test
xxxviii
Standards Organizations
3
WLAN Security Overview
10
Legacy 802 11 Security
29
1 Viewing Open System and Shared Key Authentication Frames
34
4 Viewing Hidden SSIDs
53
VPN Wireless Security
275
RADIUS and LDAP
291
Review Questions
313
Bring Your Own Device BYOD and Guest Access
319
SelfService Device Onboarding for Employees
336
Wireless Security Troubleshooting
365
Wireless Security Troubleshooting
368
Exam Essentials
387

Encryption Ciphers and Methods
61
TKIP
72
1 CCMP Encrypted Frames
77
802 1XEAP Authentication
87
802 11 Layer 2 Dynamic Encryption
89
1X
95
Supplicant Credentials
106
EAP
122
1 802 1XEAP Frame Exchanges
142
Key Generation
151
1 Dynamic WEP
155
2 Authentication and Key Management
170
PSK Authentication
193
1 PassphrasePSK Mapping
198
802 11 Fast Secure Roaming
215
1 FT Initial Mobility Domain Association
237
WLAN Security Infrastructure
257
Wireless Security Risks
397
Wireless Security Risks
400
DenialofService Attacks
411
Guest Access and WLAN Hotspots
432
Wireless LAN Security Auditing
439
Wireless Security Monitoring 469
446
Wireless Security Monitoring
469
WIDSWIPS Analysis
496
Monitoring
503
Wireless Security Policies
517
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions
554
Appendix B Abbreviations and Acronyms
598
Index
615
397
616
439
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David D. Coleman, CWNE #4, is a WLAN security consultant, technical trainer, public speaker, and the Senior Mobility Leader for Aerohive Networks.
David A. Westcott, CWNE #7, is an independent consultant and WLAN technical trainer of over thirty years.
Bryan Harkins, CWNE #44, is a WLAN technical trainer, consultant, and the Director of Cradlepoint University.

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