Wireless Network Security – How Secure Is It?
ITT Technical Institute Information Systems Security student
November 23, 2010
This report on “Wireless Network Security” is submitted in accordance with your assignment for November 23, 2010.
For this project, I asked the question “is wireless network protection truly safe?” My literature search led me to conclude that, if consumers use the most up-to-date and secure wireless network protection, they can connect to their wireless network and conduct business safely and confidently.
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American Library Association. (2005). Wireless network configuration and security strategies. Retrieved
September 21, 2010, from http://web.ebscohost.com.proxy.itt-tech.edu/ehost/detail?vid=1&hid=111&sid=d467e3be-c81c-4a03-97e3-03ef864b3725%40sessionmgr111&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=f5h&AN=18501151.
Wi-Fi protected access. Retrieved on September 21, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi- Fi_Protected_Access.
WPA Wireless Security for Home Networks. Retrieved on September
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Wired Equivalent Privacy. Retrieved on September 21, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wired_Equivalent_Privacy.
WEP Concepts and Vulnerability. Retrieved on September 21,2010, from http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/tutorials/article.php/1368661/80211-WEP-Concepts-and-Vulnerability.htm.
(In)Security of the WEP algorithm. Retrieved on September 21, 2010, from http://www.isaac.cs.berkeley.edu/isaac/wep-faq.html.
10 Tips for wireless home network security. Retrieved on September 21, 2010, from http://compnetworking.about.com/od/wirelesssecurity /tp/wifisecurity.htm.
Securing your wireless network. Retrieved on September 21, 2010, from