Description - Real 802.11 Security by William A. Arbaugh
Real 802.11 Security describes an entirely new approach to wireless LAN security based on the latest developments in Wi-Fi technology. The author team addresses the theory, implementations, and reality of Wi-Fi security. It provides an overview of security issues, explains how security works in Wi-Fi networks, and explores various security and authentication protocols. The book concludes with an in-depth discussion of real-world security issues and attack tools.
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(235mm x 208mm x 24mm)
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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Author Biography - William A. Arbaugh
Jon Edney specializes in wireless networking and is a key contributor to the development of IEEE 802.11 systems. As a member of the technology consultancy Symbionics Networks, he deployed the first low-cost 802.11 designs. In 1996, Edney cofounded InTalk, Inc., the first IEEE 802.11 company to develop WLAN access points. After InTalk was acquired by Nokia Corporation, he focused on the application of Wi-Fi to public access networks. He is an active member of the IEEE 802.11 TGi security group. William A. Arbaugh is an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Maryland in College Park, where he conducts research in information systems security. Arbaugh served as a senior computer scientist for the National Security Agency's Office of Research and Technology, and then as senior technical advisor for the Office of Advanced Network Programs. He has many publications to his credit and has delivered papers at security-related conferences such as IEEE, SANS, USENIX, and Comdex. 0321136209AB06242003