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.
Compare network monitoring tools and their uses.
Future Wireless Technologies
Summarize the uses of WPAN, WLAN, WMAN, and WWAN networks.
Develop a plan for a wireless LAN.
Planning, Designing, and Deploying a Wireless LAN
Outline the steps for designing a wireless LAN.
Explain the importance of providing user support.
Design a layout for wireless LAN components.
Assess the need for a wireless network.
Wireless MAC and Network Layer Standards
Explain the benefits of Mobile IP.
Describe the functions of the MAC layer in a wireless LAN.
Compare wireless LAN configurations.
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.
Describe the tools used in a site survey and their functions.
Analyze building layouts for wireless network performance.
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