it241 | undergraduate
Intro To W-LAN Technologies
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Securing and Managing a Wireless Network
- Analyze wireless LAN security protections and their vulnerabilities.
- Identify types of wireless network attacks.
- Compare network monitoring tools and their uses.
- Explain basic wireless network maintenance functions.
Future Wireless Technologies
- Summarize the uses of WPAN, WLAN, WMAN, and WWAN networks.
- Develop a plan for a wireless LAN.
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.
Planning, Designing, and Deploying a Wireless LAN
- Assess the need for a wireless network.
- Outline the steps for designing a wireless LAN.
- Explain the importance of providing user support.
- Design a layout for wireless LAN components.
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.
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