A hands-on training course concentrating solely on WiFi security with an emphasis on the delegates learning the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the CWSP exam. The course progresses from simple authentication, encryption and key management onto in depth coverage of 802.X and EAP along with many other security solutions such as access control, intrusion prevention and secure roaming.
Standards, security basics, AAA, 802.11 security
Hands on WLAN connectivity.
Authentication: Open system, shared key. WEP.
VPNs. MAC filters. SSID segmentation, SSID
Hands on Analysing 802.11 frame exchanges, viewing hidden SSIDs.
Basics, AES, TKIP, CCMP, WPA, WPA2.
Hands on Decrypting 802.11 data frames.
802.1X: Supplicant, Authenticator, Authentication
server. Credentials. Legacy authentication. EAP,
Weak EAP protocols, Strong EAP protocols: EAP
-PEAP, EAP-TTLS, EAP-TLS, EAP-FAST.
Hands on Analysing 802.1X/EAP frames.
Robust Security Network.
Hands on Authentication and key management.
WPA/WPA2 personal, Preshared Keys, WiFi
Protected Setup (WPS).
Hands on PSK mapping.
DS, Autonomous APs, WLAN controllers, split
MAC, mesh, bridging, location based access
control. Resilience. Wireless network
management system. RADIUS/LDAP servers,
Hands on 802.1X/EAP configuration. RADIUS configuration.
History, RSNA, OKC, Fast BSS transition,
Hands on Roaming.
Rogue devices, rogue prevention.
Eavesdropping, DOS attacks. Public access and
Hands on Backtrack.
Layer 1 audit, layer 2 audit, pen testing. WLAN security auditing tools.
Wireless Intrusion Detection and Prevention
Systems. Device classification, WIDS/WIPS
analysis. Monitoring. 802.11w.
Hands on Laptop spectrum analysers.
Role of VPNs in 802.11, remote access, hotspots, captive portal.
General policy, functional policy, recommendations.
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
"I'm working in WiFi, it provides an invaluable insight."
This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.