Wireless Security: Know It All

1st Edition


  • Praphul Chandra
  • Dan Bensky
  • Tony Bradley
  • Chris Hurley
  • Steve Rackley
  • John Rittinghouse, PhD, CISM
  • James Ransome, PhD, CISM, CISSP
  • Timothy Stapko
  • George L Stefanek
  • Frank Thornton
  • Chris Lanthem
  • Jon Wilson
  • Wireless Security: Know It All

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    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.

    Key Features

    A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors Topics include Today’s Wireless Technology, Security Definitions and Concepts, and Wireless Handheld devices The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume


    Communications Engineers; Electronics Engineers

    Table of Contents

    Today’s Wireless Technology Wireless standards and topologies Network components Self-organizing networks Wi-Fi networks Cellular networks Security Definitions and Concepts Attacks and risks Security monitoring and protocols Performance monitoring Reporting Security standards Wireless encryption Wireless LAN and MAN Security Security concerns Counteracting risks Application layer vulnerabilities and analysis Data link vulnerabilities and analysis Physical layer vulnerabilities and analysis 802.11 security mechanisms Wi-Fi Alliance security policies WPA and WPA2 WiMax security policies Wireless Personal Area Networks Bluetooth standards and security issues Security risks Counteracting risks Performance impacts Standard security mechanisms Security policies Wireless Handheld Devices Overview of handheld security concerns Security requirements Countermeasures Impact on performance Security standards and policies Emerging Wireless Technologies and Security Issues Wireless sensor networks Wireless mesh networks


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