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CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam Guide: Introduction to Wireless LANs

Chapter Description

This chapter examines the basic concepts, standards, installation, and security options for some of the most common WLAN technologies today.

Foundation Topics

This chapter examines the basics of WLANs. In particular, the first section introduces the concepts, protocols, and standards used by many of the most common WLAN installations today. The chapter then examines some basic installation steps. The last major section looks at WLAN security, which is particularly important because the WLAN signals are much more susceptible to being intercepted by an attacker than Ethernet LANs.

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