WiFi Security

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Overview

Wireless networks are common for enterprise offices and homes as they offer seamless connectivity without sacrificing mobility. As we rely more on Wi-Fi, the convenience that it brings also comes with heightened security risks. This course will introduce the technical concept of Wi-Fi and WLAN technology and examine its threat landscape, potential vulnerabilities and wireless exploits. The webinar then discusses wireless security standards, and outline some security practices and mitigation techniques.

Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Brief intro to 802.11 protocols
  • Security concerns and exploits
  • Wireless security standards
  • Wi-Fi security tips and practices

Slides

Shane Hermoso

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Sheryl (Shane) Hermoso is a Network Operations Engineer and a Senior Technical Trainer at APNIC. Before joining APNIC, Shane had various roles as a Network Engineer, managing the enterprise network backbone and wireless infrastructure. Shane regularly presents on routing issues at conference and training events throughout the Asia Pacific.