Chapter 12. Securing the WLAN


  • Access Point-Based Security Measures

  • Third-Party Security Methods

  • Funk's Steel-Belted Radius

  • WLAN Protection Enhancements

At this point in the book, you should be so nauseated by the lack of security in wireless that you will have disgorged; if not, please re-read the previous chapters until you do.

Afterward, this chapter will be a refreshing mint to help clear your intellectual palate. In other words, we will now help you fill the gaping holes in your WLAN and provide you with pointers and suggestions on how to harden your wireless network.

There are many options available to help you secure your WLAN. The following is a brief list of some of these options. This chapter will discuss them in more detail.

  • WEP

  • AP MAC filtering/broadcasting

  • Antenna Radiation Zone

  • DMZ

  • Firewalls

  • VPNs


  • TKIP

  • AES

  • SSL (Authentication Privacy)

  • IDSs

Maximum Wireless Security
Maximum Wireless Security
ISBN: 0672324881
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 171 © 2008-2017.
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