• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is all about WiFi and the security of wireless networks. You will study the different threats, weaknesses and attack methods.

No special skills are required as the course covers everything from the very basics including the installation of Kali Linux.

The following topics will be covered during the course:

How Wireless Networks Work
Important Settings to Change on Your Router
How to Install Kali Linux in VMware Player
Useful Linux Commands with Examples
Perform a Denial of Service Attack and Find Hidden Wireless Networks
How to Hack WiFi Networks (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Use various tools like: Aircrack-ng, Wifite, Crunch, Cowpatty, Pyrit, Reaver
How to Create an Evil Twin Access Point
After completing this course you will be confident with breaking all types of WiFi encryption methods.

Basic knowledge
A basic understanding of computers
A basic understanding of networks
A desire to learn

Learning Objectives

How to Hack WiFi Networks (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Useful Linux Commands
Create your own wordlist using Crunch
Exploit WPS feature to Crack WPA/WPA2 without a wordlist
Learn multiple WiFi Hacking techniques
Create a Fake WiFi Network

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.