National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course covers methods and techniques to secure wireless networks against threats and attacks.

Topics include Security and Cryptography, Network Security Protocols, Security and Layered Architecture, Voice-Oriented Wireless Networks, Data-Oriented Wireless Networks, Security in Traditional Wireless Networks, Security in Wireless LAN, Security in Wireless Ad Hoc Network, Special Topic: Mobile Security.

Offered fully online or hybrid (1 lecture/week), 3 Credit hours. Instructor led.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the differences between wireless security and wired security.
  2. Build the working knowledge of security building blocks so that it can be applied to solve the problems of designing security solutions in wireless network systems.
  3. Acquire the fundamental understanding of two main-stream approaches (i.e., data-oriented and voice-oriented) taken by wireless security systems.
  4. Master to learn at least one of advanced wireless network security systems in depth, and enhance the skills of enabling and configuring a wireless network system.

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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