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Wireless Security: Know It All

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!Communications engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The Wireless Security Know It All covers every angle including Emerging Wireless Technologies and Security Issues, Wireless LAN and MAN Security, as well as Wireless Personal Area Networks.

Communications Engineers; Electronics Engineers

Paperback, 744 Pages

Published: September 2008

Imprint: Newnes

ISBN: 978-1-85617-529-6


  • Today’s Wireless TechnologyWireless standards and topologiesNetwork componentsSelf-organizing networksWi-Fi networksCellular networks Security Definitions and ConceptsAttacks and risksSecurity monitoring and protocolsPerformance monitoringReportingSecurity standardsWireless encryptionWireless LAN and MAN SecuritySecurity concernsCounteracting risksApplication layer vulnerabilities and analysisData link vulnerabilities and analysisPhysical layer vulnerabilities and analysis802.11 security mechanismsWi-Fi Alliance security policiesWPA and WPA2WiMax security policiesWireless Personal Area NetworksBluetooth standards and security issuesSecurity risksCounteracting risksPerformance impactsStandard security mechanismsSecurity policiesWireless Handheld DevicesOverview of handheld security concernsSecurity requirementsCountermeasuresImpact on performanceSecurity standards and policies Emerging Wireless Technologies and Security IssuesWireless sensor networksWireless mesh networks


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