• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

It is common for all organizations to have wireless networks, but these networks may not be secure. This course covers how wireless networks can be secured, and it will also help prepare you for the SY0-501 Security+ exam.

Learning Objectives

Securing Wireless Networks

  • start the course
  • describe the importance of authentication and encryption for wireless networks
  • identify the differences between the three different types of wireless networks
  • choose the most appropriate wireless standard and mode to secure your wireless communications
  • distinguish between PSK and Enterprise authentication for wireless networks
  • identify the common methods of encrypting communications on wireless networks
  • configure an open wireless network
  • configure a WPA PSK wireless network
  • configure a WPA Enterprise wireless network
  • configure a WPA2 PSK wireless network
  • configure a WPA2 Enterprise wireless network
  • describe and use Wi-Fi Protected Setup
  • describe and use a captive portal

Practice: Wireless Security

  • to recall various wireless security topics and concepts

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 Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Systems Architecture