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.
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
Sheryl has had various roles as a Network and Systems Administrator before joining APNIC. She started her career as a Technical Support Assistant while studying at the University of the Philippines. Sheryl later finished her degree in Computer Engineering and continued to work in the same university as a Network Engineer, where she managed the DILNET network backbone and wireless infrastructure.