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Cisco Network Security Fundamentals: Wireless Security

Chapter Description

This chapter covers wireless security—what it is, how it works, how it is configured, what threatens it, and what policies can be designed to secure it.

Q&A

  1. List three categories of WLANs.

  2. Which IEEE standards define WLANs?

    1. IEEE 802.3

    2. IEEE 802.5

    3. IEEE 802.11

    4. IEEE 802.10

  3. The IEEE 802.11 standard specifies the over-the-air interface between what two entities?

  4. What are the correct parameters for the 802.11b standard?

    1. 2.4 GHz, 11 Mbps, and wireless office

    2. 5 GHz, 11 Mbps, and wireless office

    3. 2.4 GHz, 54 Mbps, and wireless office

    4. 5 GHz, 54 Mbps, and wireless office

  5. What are the correct parameters for the 802.11a standard?

    1. 2.4 GHz, 11 Mbps, and wireless office

    2. 5 GHz, 54 Mbps, and wireless office

    3. 2.4 GHz, 54 Mbps, and wireless office

    4. 5 GHz, 54 Mbps, and home entertainment

  6. What does the acronym SSID stand for?

  7. List the three main security goals of the WEP protocol.

  8. List the three components of the WEP protocol.

  9. What is war-chalking?

  10. Security weaknesses in the IEEE 802.11 standard are addressed in which of the following?

    1. IEEE 802.11a

    2. IEEE 802.11b

    3. IEEE 802.11j

    4. IEEE 802.11i