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Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)

Secure new opportunities. Do you know how to assess the vulnerability of a network and help prevent attacks before they happen? Do you know how to perform WLAN security audits and implement compliance monitoring solutions? Do you have experience setting…

Secure new opportunities.

Do you know how to assess the vulnerability of a network and help prevent attacks before they happen? Do you know how to perform WLAN security audits and implement compliance monitoring solutions? Do you have experience setting up Wireless Intrusion Prevention Systems (WISPS)?

Today’s wireless network security professionals need to have a deep understanding of the latest software, tools, trends and technologies available. Security professionals are often counted on to advise on security policies (i.e. password and acceptable use). Plus, these experts are responsible for configuring an entire network’s Security Design and Architecture.

This is course is available in either a 4-day instructor led class in classroom or via virtual classroom or as an online self-pace e-learning course.  Measure your skills and knowledge with this professional-level certification and get on track toward ultimately earning your Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) certification. Those that pass the CWSP exam earn credit towards a CWNE certification.

 

Course Overview:

Using the latest enterprise wireless LAN security and auditing equipment in this hands-on course, learn, in detail, the most up-to-date WLAN intrusion and DoS tools and techniques. You will learn about functionality of the 802.11i amendment to the 802.11 standard, the inner-workings of each EAP type used with wireless LANs today, and every class and type of WLAN security solution available on the market from wireless intrusion prevention systems to wireless network management systems. As an added bonus, you will receive a free exam voucher.

CWSP Exam Summary:

Course Prerequisites

What You Will Learn:

  • WLAN security technology and solutions
  • WLAN security policy, concerns, and auditing practices
  • Layer vulnerabilities and analysis
  • WLAN mobile endpoint security solutions
  • WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise configurations
  • WLAN management and monitoring
  • IEEE 802.11 Authentication and Key Management (AKM)

Course Outline

Module 1 – Security Fundamentals

  • Security Basics
  • CWNA Security Review
  • Industry Organizations
  • Terminology
  • Wireless Vulnerabilities

Module 2 – Wireless Security Challenges

  • Network Discovery
  • Pseudo-Security
  • Legacy Security Mechanisms
  • Network Attacks
  • Recommended Practices

Module 3 – Security Policy

  • Defining Security Policies
  • Policy Enforcement
  • Policy Management
  • Policy Types

Module 4 – Understanding Authentication

  • Passphrase Authentication
  • AAA
  • RBAC
  • RADIUS
  • 802.1X
  • EAP

Module 5 – Authentication and Key Management

  • Robust Security Networks (RSN)
  • RSN Information Element
  • RSN Authentication and Key Management (AKM)

Module 6 – Encryption

  • Encryption Fundamentals
  • Encryption Algorithms
  • WEP
  • TKIP
  • CCMP

Module 7 – Security Design Scenarios

  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • Remote Networking
  • Guest Access Networks

Module 8 – Secure Roaming

  • Roaming Basics and Terminology
  • Preauthentication
  • PMK Caching
  • Opportunistic Key Caching (OKC)
  • 802.11r FT
  • Proprietary Roaming
  • Voice Enterprise

Module 9 – Network Monitoring

  • Wireless Intrusion Prevention Systems (WIPS)
  • WIPS Deployment Models
  • WIPS Policy
  • Threat Mitigation
  • Location Services
  • WNMS
  • Protocol Analysis
  • Spectrum Analysis
Guaranteed to run
Feb 12 - Feb 15 8:00am CST - 5:00pm CST Virtual 16 seats
Feb 26 - Mar 1 8:00am CST - 5:00pm CST Virtual 16 seats
Mar 26 - Mar 29 8:00am CST - 4:30pm CST Virtual 16 seats