This course explores concepts of wireless networking systems, including wireless networking topologies, hardware protocols, hardware selection and implementation, interfaces with LAN, MAN, and WAN networks, basic wireless security, and network integration concepts.
Analyze wireless LAN security protections and their vulnerabilities.
Identify types of wireless network attacks.
Future Wireless Technologies
Develop a plan for a wireless LAN.
Summarize the uses of WPAN, WLAN, WMAN, and WWAN networks.
Introduction to Wireless Technologies
Identify various applications of wireless technologies.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of wireless networks.
How Wireless Works
Calculate radio frequency gain and loss.
Describe the role of antennas in radio wave transmission.
Explain principles of radio wave transmission.
Wireless LAN Components and Standards
Compare and contrast types of wireless networks.
Identify the hardware devices used in a wireless LAN.
Wireless Physical Layer Standards
Identify the purpose of the physical layer in the OSI reference model.
Compare wireless modulation schemes used in IEEE wireless LANs.
Conducting a Site Survey
Identify the benefits of performing a site survey.
Analyze building layouts for wireless network performance.
Describe the tools used in a site survey and their functions.
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