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Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition by Chris Sanders

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Chapter 11. Wireless Packet Analysis

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The world of wireless networking is a bit different than traditional wired networking. Although we are still dealing with common communication protocols such as TCP and IP, the game changes a bit when moving to the lowest levels of the OSI model. Here, the data link layer is of special importance due to the nature of wireless networking and the physical layer. This puts new restrictions on the data we access and how we capture it.

Given these extra considerations, it should come as no surprise that an entire chapter of this book is dedicated to packet capture and analysis on wireless networks. In this chapter, ...

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