CWSP Certified Wireless Security Professional Official Study Guide: Exam PW0-204

CWSP Certified Wireless Security Professional Official Study Guide: Exam PW0-204

CD-ROM CWNP Official Study Guides

By (author) David D. Coleman, By (author) David A. Westcott, By (author) Bryan E. Harkins, By (author) Shawn M. Jackman

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: CD-ROM | 696 pages
  • Dimensions: 183mm x 229mm x 43mm | 1,043g
  • Publication date: 16 February 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470438916
  • ISBN 13: 9780470438916
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: Study Guide
  • Sales rank: 283,680

Product description

Sybex is now the official publisher for Certified Wireless Network Professional, the certifying vendor for the CWSP program. This guide covers all exam objectives, including WLAN discovery techniques, intrusion and attack techniques, 802.11 protocol analysis. Wireless intrusion-prevention systems implementation, layer 2 and 3 VPNs used over 802.11 networks, and managed endpoint security systems. It also covers enterprise/SMB/SOHO/Public-Network Security design models and security solution implementation, building robust security networks, wireless LAN management systems, and much more. Note: CD-ROM materials for eBook purchases can be downloaded from CWNP's website at .

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Author information

David D. Coleman, CWNE #4, CWNA, CWSP, CWNT, is a WLAN security consultant and technical trainer with over twenty years of IT experience. The company he founded, AirSpy Networks (, specializes in corporate WLAN training. David A. Westcott, CWNE #7, CWNA, CWSP, CWNT, is an independent consultant and WLAN technical trainer with over twenty years ofexperience. He has been a certified trainer for over fifteen years. Bryan E. Harkins, CWNE #44, CWSP,CWNA, CWNT, is the Training and Development Manager for Motorola AirDefense Solutions, a market leader in wireless intrusion prevention systems. Shawn M. Jackman, CWNE #54, CWNA, CWSP, CWAP is a principal WLAN engineer with Kaiser Permanente. He has over fifteen years' experience working with wireless manufacturers and integrators.

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The Official Study Guide for Exam PW0-204 from CWNP Prepare for the Certified Wireless Security Professional exam (PW0-204) with this new Official Study Guide from CWNP. This comprehensive resource covers everything you need for the exam, including wireless security basics, risks, and policies; legacy 802.11 security and robust network security (RSN); encryption ciphers and methods; enterprise 802.11 layer 2 authentication methods; fast secure roaming, wireless intrusion prevention; and many other essential WLAN security topics and concepts. Inside you'll find: Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills Real-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam White papers, demo software, practice exams, and over 150 flashcards on the CD to further facilitate your learning A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives. SYBEX TEST ENGINE: Test your knowledge with advanced testing software. Includes all chapter review questions and practice exams. ELECTRONIC FLASHCARDS: Reinforce your understanding with electronic flashcards. The CD also includes white papers and demo software. Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence. About the CWNP Program CWNP is the industry standard for vendor-neutral, enterprise WLAN certifications. The focus is to educate IT professionals in the technology behind all enterprise WLAN products and to enable these professionals to manage wireless LAN enterprise infrastructures, regardless of the vendor solution utilized. CWNP is a privately held corporation based in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit Includes Real-World Scenarios, Hands-On Exercises, and Leading-Edge Exam Prep Software Featuring: Hundreds of Sample Questions Electronic Flashcards Case Studies and Demo Software

Table of contents

Introduction xxvii Assessment Test xlii Chapter 1 WLAN Security Overview 1 Chapter 2 Legacy 802.11 Security 31 Chapter 3 Encryption Ciphers and Methods 65 Chapter 4 Enterprise 802.11 Layer 2 Authentication Methods 101 Chapter 5 802.11 Layer 2 Dynamic Encryption Key Generation 173 Chapter 6 SOHO 802.11 Security 221 Chapter 7 802.11 Fast Secure Roaming 249 Chapter 8 Wireless Security Risks 291 Chapter 9 Wireless LAN Security Auditing 337 Chapter 10 Wireless Security Monitoring 369 Chapter 11 VPNs, Remote Access, and Guest Access Services 429 Chapter 12 WLAN Security Infrastructure 455 Chapter 13 Wireless Security Policies 509 Appendix A Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Regulations 553 Appendix B WLAN Vendors 575 Appendix C About the Companion CD 579 Glossary 583 Index 623