Course: Wireless networks and their securityWiFi

The course is available on demand.

Remote training: online live with a trainer and a group. Available on demand, at time and place convenient to you, for groups of at least 3 participants.

exempt from VAT

Price: 490 EUR

refreshments included

computer station included

first minute (30+ days before) - 3%

Categories: Linux administration, Networking

Theory and practice of wireless networking (802.11 protocol family). Configuring WiFi on network devices and workstations. Security issues (authorization and encryption methods). As an exercise, participants learn how to eavesdrop on unsecured network traffic and break networks that use the vulnerable WEP protocol.


1 day


  1. Introduction to wireless communication
  2. 802.11 standard and its variants. Medium characteristics, basic concepts: channel, power
  3. Connection types, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint
  4. Basic access point configuration
  5. Basic workstation configuration (Windows, Linux)
  6. Client roaming between multiple access points
  7. Wireless bridge configuration using WDS mode
  8. Basic security topics
    • SSID
    • MAC address filtering (and why it’s no good)
  9. Encryption mechanisms
    • WEP
    • WPA/WPA2, Enterprise and Personal (PSK)
    • RADIUS server for Enterprise WPA
  10. Penetration testing tools, network scanners
  11. Breaking WEP encryption

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Audience and prerequisites

This course targets at least intermediate-level network administrators.

Participants must have good knowledge of general network configuration on any operating system (protocol stack, routing, firewalls).


Course participants receive completion certificates signed by ALX.

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