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Wireless Operational Security - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781555583170, 9780080521190

Wireless Operational Security

1st Edition

Authors: John Rittinghouse, PhD, CISM James Ransome, PhD, CISM, CISSP
Paperback ISBN: 9781555583170
eBook ISBN: 9780080521190
Imprint: Digital Press
Published Date: 23rd February 2004
Page Count: 468
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This comprehensive wireless network book addresses the operational and day-to-day security management requirements of 21st century companies. Wireless networks can easily be reconfigured, are very mobile, allow for potentially nonstop exposure, and require the level of security be scrutinized even more than for wired networks. This includes inherent security flaws in various wireless architectures that result in additional risks to otherwise secure converged wired networks. An even worse scenario is one where an insecure wireless network is connected to a weakly secured or insecure wired network and the wireless subnet is not separated from the wired subnet. There are approximately a dozen popular books that cover components of the architecture, design, theory, issues, challenges, and recommended policies for wireless security, none of which address them in a practical, operationally-oriented and comprehensive way. Wireless Operational Security bridges this gap.

Key Features

*Presents a new "WISDOM" model for Wireless Security Infrastructures *Acts as a critical guide to implementing "Converged Networks" wired/wireless with all necessary security considerations *Rittinghouse's Cybersecurity Operations Handbook is the only security book recommended by the FCC


Security managers and practitioners as well as students and training professionals


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About the Authors

John Rittinghouse, PhD, CISM

John has over 25 years experience in the IT and security sector. He is an often sought management consultant for large enterprise and is currently a member of the Federal Communication Commission's Homeland Security Network Reliabiltiy and Interoperability Council Focus Group on Cybersecurity, working in the Voice over Internet Protocol workgroup.

Affiliations and Expertise

SVP, Professional Security Services at SecureInfo Corporation in San Antonio, TX

James Ransome, PhD, CISM, CISSP

James F. Ransome, Ph.D., CISSP, CISM, has over 30 years experience in security operations and technology assessment as a corporate security executive and positions within the intelligence, DoD, and federal law enforcement communities. He has a Ph.D. in information systems specializing in information security and is a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. He is currently Vice President of Integrated Information Security at CH2M HILL in Denver, CO.

Affiliations and Expertise

James F. Ransome, Ph.D., CISSP, CISM,SVP, Managed Security Services

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