Hacking Wireless Networks For DummiesNew
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Become a cyber-hero - know the common wireless weaknesses "Reading a book like this one is a worthy endeavor toward becoming an experienced wireless security professional." --Devin Akin - CTO, The Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Program
Wireless networks are so convenient - not only for you, but also for those nefarious types who'd like to invade them. The only way to know if your system can be penetrated is to simulate an attack. This book shows you how, along with how to strengthen any weak spots you find in your network's armor.
Discover how to: - Perform ethical hacks without compromising a system - Combat denial of service and WEP attacks - Understand how invaders think - Recognize the effects of different hacks - Protect against war drivers and rogue devices
About the Authors Kevin Beaver is founder and information security advisor with Principle Logic, LLC, an Atlanta-based information-security services firm. He has over 17 years of experience in the IT industry and specializes in information security assessments for those who take security seriously — and incident response for those who don’t. Before starting his own information-security services business, Kevin served in various information-technology and security roles for several healthcare, e-commerce, financial, and educational institutions.
Kevin is author of Hacking For Dummies as well as the e-book The Definitive Guide to Email Management and Security (Realtimepublishers.com). In addition, Kevin co-authored The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance (Auerbach Publications). He was also a contributing author and editor of Healthcare Information Systems, 2nd ed., (Auerbach Publications), and technical editor of Network Security For Dummies.
Kevin is a regular columnist and information-security expert for SearchSecurity. com, SearchWindowsSecurity.com, SearchNetworking.com, SearchExchange. com, and SearchSmallBizIT.com. He also serves as a contributing editor for HCPro’s Briefings on HIPAA newsletter and is a Security Clinic Expert for ITsecurity.com. In addition, Kevin’s information-security work has been published in Information Security Magazine, SecurityFocus.com, and Computerworld.com. Kevin is an information-security instructor for the Southeast Cybercrime Institute, and frequently speaks on information security at various conferences for CSI, TechTarget, IIA, SecureWorld Expo, and the Cybercrime Summit.
Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic State University and his master’s degree in Management of Technology from Georgia Tech. He also holds MCSE, Master CNE, and IT Project+ certifications. Kevin can be reached at [email protected] Peter T. Davis (CISA, CMA, CISSP, CWNA, CCNA, CMC, CISM) founded Peter Davis+Associates (a very original name) as a firm specializing in the security, audit, and control of information. A 30-year information-systems veteran, Mr. Davis’s career includes positions as programmer, systems analyst, security administrator, security planner, information-systems auditor, and consultant.
Peter is also the founder (and past President) of the Toronto ISSA chapter, past Recording Secretary of the ISSA’s International Board, and past Computer Security Institute Advisory Committee member. Mr. Davis has written or co-written numerous articles and 10 books, including Wireless Networks For Dummies and Securing and Controlling Cisco Routers. In addition, Peter was