IEEE802.11 WLAN Security Overview

1 Day Course
Code PWS219

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This 1-day course provides a technical review of 802.11 security aspects including RSN, WPA variants, Enhanced Open and requirements at 6Ghz.This course is designed to give the delegate an understanding of the security requirements & procedures available in the IEEE802.11 WLAN environment. We will investigate security basics, security requirements and security implementations.


On completion of the course the delegate will be able to:
List the basic security requirements
Understand how IEEE802.11 implements those requirements
Understand Robust Security Networks (RSN)
Understand legacy security
Explain when Management Frame Protection is used
Understand the WiFi Alliance role in security
Understand implementation of WPA2
Understand implementation of WPA3
Understand Enhanced Open
Understand 6GHz requirements


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802.11 Security Basics (5 topics)

  • Data privacy and integrity
  • Authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA)
  • Segmentation
  • Monitoring
  • Policy

Legacy 802.11 Security (4 topics)

  • Legacy Authentication
  • Static WEP Encryption
  • MAC Filters
  • SID Cloaking

Robust Security (12 topics)

  • Robust Security Network (802.11i)
  • Authentication & Authorisation
  • PSK Authorisation
  • Proprietary PSK Authentication
  • Simultaneous Authorisation of Equals
  • 802.1X/EAP Framework
  • EAP Types
  • Dynamic Encryption Key Generation
  • 4-Way Handshake
  • TKIP Encryption
  • CCMP Encryption
  • GCMP Encryption

Management Frame Protection


WPA3 (3 topics)

  • WPA3 - Personal
  • WPA3 - Personal Transition
  • WPA3 - Enterprise

Enhanced Open (2 topics)

  • Enhanced Open Only
  • Enhanced Open - Transition

6GHz WiFi Security

Traffic Segmentation


VPN Wireless Security (3 topics)

  • Layer 3 VPNs
  • SSL VPNs
  • VPN Deployment

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