Wireless networks have become ubiquitous. Most IT professionals have installed a wireless network at their home. But implementing a wireless network in an enterprise is much more complex. This course is designed to take an IT professional through the lifecycles of planning, implementing, and maintaining a wireless network. The course has broad appeal to all IT professionals, including IT decision makers, architects, product management, and technical support staff. The course is 40% hands on labs and 60% lecture. Labs are a combination of individual labs and team-oriented goal-based labs where learners collaborate to solve problems and implement solutions.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify sources of interference and make recommendations to overcome interference problems
- Describe how Wi-Fi works and the different deployment options
- Identify and analyze Wi-Fi packets in Wireshark that are used for connecting and sending data
- Configure and deploy a wireless network
- Understand the different security parameters for different user groups, such as employees or guest access
- Identify and resolve common wireless connectivity problems
- Use packet and spectrum analyzers to identify and troubleshoot wireless connectivity, performance, and security problems
- Explain the major enhancements being introduced by Wi-Fi equipment vendor
If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.