Learn about the various mechanisms used to secure wireless networks. This helps compare the various options and explores options available in modern networks.
- [Instructor] There are several methods, … new and old, to authenticate a user, … as they attempt to join a wireless network. … Authentication is simply supplying some form … of credentials to be allowed access to join. … A lot of guest networks have open authentication. … Open auth accepts all connections, … with zero authentication. … All clients that want to connect, … are allowed to do so. … Many of these open auth networks employ hotspots, … that require the user to login via webpage, … to gain true access to the network. … The Extensible Authentication Protocol, EAP, … is a set of functions that authentication … methods utilize to authenticate users. … In essence, it's a framework that different … authentication methods use auth users … as they attempt connection. … 802.1X is a system, that runs a piece of software … called a supplicant on a client device, … like a phone or laptop. … When they connect to a network the supplicant … will speak with an authenticator, … which is a network device, …
Note: A complete overview of the exam and registration instructions can be found at https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/training-events/training-certifications/exams/current-list/ccna-200-301.html.
- Network models
- Network components
- Troubleshooting the interface and cable issues
- Configuring IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
- Switching concepts
- Switching configuration
- Wireless architectures
- Wireless security
Skill Level Intermediate
Networking Foundations: IP Addressingwith Timothy Pintello2h 35m Intermediate
1. Network Fundamentals
2. Network Access
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