EWC404 Wireless Security

3 Semester Credit Hours

Understanding how to create a seamlessly secure, impenetrable 802.11 network is the goal of this course.  Design, configuration, implementation and maintenance bridge the full spectrum of wireless local area network (WLAN) security topics.  Fundamental wireless concepts such as WEP, innovations such as EAP, switching, protocols, specifications, vulnerabilities, threats as well as integrating WLAN devices into a wired network are among course topics.  Examples of architecture, design and best practices are also presented. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

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