Installing and Securing Wireless Networks


overall satisfaction for this course

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  • Duration 1 day
  • Regular fee 500
  • Preferential fee 425?
  • Locations
    • Montreal


To provide the knowledge and skills required to install, configure and secure an 802.11 wireless network in a corporate environment.

Targeted audience

Network specialists (other than DBAs) .


Knowledge of TCP/IP (Course RE102).

Customer Testimonials

Very useful in the workplace as well as in the network confidentiality.

Laguel O. / Analyste support informatique, Hydro-Québec


  • Wireless technologies: Wi-Fi (802.11), Bluetooth and WiMAX
  • Introduction to the 802.11 protocol: frequencies, modes (ad-hoc and infrastructure), transmission techniques (FHSS, DHSS and OFDM), the CSMA/CA mechanism, and the various protocol versions (a, b, g, n)
  • Installing a wireless network: architecture, constraints, choices and equipment costs
  • Inherent weaknesses and vulnerabilities of wireless networks
  • Security policies for wireless networks
  • Defining the SSID
  • Encryption and authentication: WEP, WAP, WAP2 (802.11i), TKIP, EAP (802.1X) and Radius
  • Quality of service (802.11e) and roaming (802.11f)
  • Example: configuring a Wi-Fi access point
  • Example: configuring a Wi-Fi card in a laptop
  • Case studies


*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    June 1 2018

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