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CEH v10 Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide

By : Ric Messier
Book Image

CEH v10 Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide

By: Ric Messier

Overview of this book

As protecting information becomes a rapidly growing concern for today’s businesses, certifications in IT security have become highly desirable, even as the number of certifications has grown. Now you can set yourself apart with the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v10) certification. The CEH v10 Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide offers a comprehensive overview of the CEH certification requirements using concise and easy-to-follow instructions. Chapters are organized by exam objective, with a handy section that maps each objective to its corresponding chapter, so you can keep a track of your progress. The text provides thorough coverage of all topics, along with challenging chapter review questions and Exam Essentials, a key feature that identifies critical study areas. Subjects include intrusion detection, DDoS attacks, buffer overflows, virus creation, and more. This study guide goes beyond test prep, providing practical hands-on exercises to reinforce vital skills and real-world scenarios that put what you’ve learned into the context of actual job roles. By the end of the book, you’ll have all the information and knowledge you need to pass this test with flying colors
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Cover
2
About the Author
3
Introduction
4
Assessment Test
5
Answers to Assessment Test
20
Index
21
Comprehensive Online Learning Environment
22
End User License Agreement

Chapter 11
Wireless Security

THE FOLLOWING CEH EXAM TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • images Wireless access technology
  • images Network topologies
  • images Communication on protocols
  • images Mobile technologies
  • images Security policy implications

imagesThere was a time when you needed actual physical access to a facility in order to get onto a company’s network. This is no longer true. These days, you likely just need physical proximity. Wireless networks are ubiquitous, especially as devices that have no ability to take in a traditional wired connection become more predominant. The problem with wireless networks, though, is that they use radio waves as the transmission medium. The signal strength isn’t nearly the same as an AM or FM signal you would pick up with a radio you would listen to. The principle is the same, though. A signal is sent from a transmitter through the air and a receiver gets the signal, as long as the receiver is within range.

Because...