Wireless networks are insecure by default until administrators add security controls. This is due to their very nature—they use radio transmissions that may be intercepted by anyone with an antenna. In this video, learn about wireless eavesdropping attacks, such as those waged on WEP.
- [Instructor] Wireless networks are insecure by default…until administrators add security controls.…This is due to the very nature of wireless networks.…They use radio transmissions that may be intercepted…by anyone with an antenna.…Security professionals use encryption…to protect the confidentiality of information sent…over wireless networks.…Let's take a look at attacks that allow eavesdroppers…to defeat wireless network security.…Wireless networks are everywhere.…They use a standard technology called wireless fidelity,…or as most of us know it, wifi.…
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers…is responsible for telling the world how to make wifi work,…and they do so in a standard document called 802.11.…For this reason,…you'll sometimes hear the term 802.11 network thrown…around in technical circles.…When people say this, they're simply talking about wifi.…One of the features of wifi is that…networks advertise their presence.…That's how you know a wifi network exists when you walk…into a coffee shop or airport.…
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- Comparing viruses, worms, and Trojans
- Backdoors and logic bombs
- Understanding the attacker
- Attack types: from denial of service to brute force attacks
- Preventing insider threats
- Wireless attacks
- Understanding cross-site scripting
- Preventing SQL injection
- Social engineering
- Scanning for vulnerabilities
- Penetration testing
- Assessing the impact of vulnerabilities
Skill Level Beginner
2. Understanding Attackers
3. Understanding Attack Types
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Social Engineering Attacks
7. Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing
8. Impact of Vulnerabilities
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