This course examines wireless technologies from an investigative perspective. Students learn basic wireless communication concepts that help them understand the capabilities, limitations and vulnerabilities of wireless technologies. This course includes hands-on exercises in which students experience wireless attacks from the perspective of both attacker and victim.
Explain basic radio wave behavior, concepts and principles
Explain the applications of wireless data communications
Explain wireless network technologies
Configure different types of wireless networks
Conduct live wireless network monitoring
Defend against common wireless network exploits and vulnerabilities
Acquire information from witness devices on a wireless network
Determine the presence and location of wireless network devices
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.