This course investigates wireless networking technology. Planning, designing, installing and configuring wireless networks will be covered. Coverage of IEEE 802.11b/a/g/n/ac implementation, security, and troubleshooting will also be addressed. The course will offer a balance of lecture and lab experiments. The course will follow elements of the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) professional certification exam. Course is offered in the spring semester.
Explain difference among various WLAN standards
Demonstrate various WLAN topologies
Describe the tools that are used in a site survey
Installation techniques and WLAN infrastructure issue
Explain basic principles of antennas
Explain basic RF theory
Describe wireless security solutions
List the components that make up the enterprise security model
List and describe the tools that are used to monitor a WLAN
List troubleshooting techniques for solving RF transmission problems
Describe how to solve access point problems
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.