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Wireless Security: Know It All by Jon S. Wilson, Chris Lanthem, Frank Thornton, George L Stefanek, Timothy Stapko, James F. Ransome PhD, CISM, CISSP, John Rittinghouse PhD, CISM, Stephen A. Rackley, Chris Hurley, Tony Bradley, Dan Bensky, Praphul Chandra

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Chapter 21. Implementing Advanced Wireless Security

21.1. Introduction

The practical security measures discussed in Chapter 20, “Basic Wireless Network Security,” are, as a general rule, sufficient for most home wireless users. Corporate users, however, should not rely on basic security measures alone to protect their wireless networks. In this chapter, we discuss some of the more advanced ways to reduce the risk of your wireless network being compromised.

In this chapter, you will also learn about different methods of secondary authentication such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and Remote Authentication and Dial-In User Service (RADIUS). A secondary authentication mechanism requires that, in addition to association with a wireless access ...

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