This course is a practical Wireless LAN course covering IEEE 802.11 WLAN technologies, site survey, installation, configuration, support, troubleshooting and security. The course gives experience with equipment from several leading vendors and teaches delegates how to install configure and support equipment from Cisco Systems, Symbol Technologies, Proxim, Orinoco, Colubris Networks, Netgear, Linksys, AirMagnet, WildPackets, Funk Software, Microsoft and more. The site survey labs now provide delegates hands-on experience using AirMagnet's latest site survey tools.
Information is also provided on the latest innovations and developments across the complete range of wireless LAN industry vendors.
This is a Planet3 Wireless INC course delivered in partnership with a Planet3 Authorised Partner.
- IT professionals and network engineers responsible for installing or supporting 802.11 Wireless networks.
- IT professionals wanting to progress into the wireless network industry.
- Network planners, designers and support staff.
- IT Security staff, managers and auditors.
- Understand and apply the essential concepts of Radio Frequency (RF) technology, including RF planning, RF-related calculations and spread spectrum technologies.
- Understand the fundamental operation of wireless LANs, for effective WLAN problem analysis and troubleshooting.
- Describe the rules governing wireless LANs, to comply with local radio regulations for setup and maintenance of WLANs.
- Correctly install, configure and support wireless NICs, access points, wireless bridges, workgroup bridges, wireless gateways and WLAN antennas from Cisco Systems, Proxim Inc, Orinoco, Colubris Networks and more.
- Secure the transmission of data over a wireless LAN using WEP and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)Secure wireless LANs using VPN tunelling and encryption techniques including PPTP and IPSec.
- Analyse and troubleshoot WLAN problems in-depth, including RF coverage, multipath, hidden nodes and interference problems
- Work with sophisticated WLAN diagnostic tools such as AirMagnet and WildPackets AiroPeek NX.
- Perform a site survey for the installation of WLANs.
- Understand the insecurities in IEEE 802.11 WLANs.
- Identify the attacks that can occur from network hackers.
- Secure the transmission of data over a wireless LAN using WEP and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
- Secure wireless LANs using generic 802.1x/EAP on access points from a range of manufacturers.Conduct essential security surveys to assess the presence and vulnerabilities of WLANs.
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