• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Wireless networks have become ubiquitous. Most IT professionals have installed a wireless network at their home. But implementing a wireless network in an enterprise is much more complex. This course is designed to take an IT professional through the lifecycles of planning, implementing, and maintaining a wireless network. The course has broad appeal to all IT professionals, including IT decision makers, architects, product management, and technical support staff. The course is 40% hands on labs and 60% lecture. Labs are a combination of individual labs and team-oriented goal-based labs where learners collaborate to solve problems and implement solutions.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify sources of interference and make recommendations to overcome interference problems
  • Describe how Wi-Fi works and the different deployment options
  • Identify and analyze Wi-Fi packets in Wireshark that are used for connecting and sending data
  • Configure and deploy a wireless network
  • Understand the different security parameters for different user groups, such as employees or guest access
  • Identify and resolve common wireless connectivity problems
  • Use packet and spectrum analyzers to identify and troubleshoot wireless connectivity, performance, and security problems
  • Explain the major enhancements being introduced by Wi-Fi equipment vendor

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Requirements Planning