Wireless Security: Know It All

Other | April 19, 2011

byPraphul Chandra, Praphul Chandra, Dan Bensky...

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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.

• 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

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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. Th...

George L. Stefanek, Ph.D., has over 18 years of experience as a systems administrator and manager of IS/IT departments. He has also consulted on information security issues for such clients as the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Format:OtherDimensions:744 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 19, 2011Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080949673

ISBN - 13:9780080949673

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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