CWNA Chapter 17 – Power over Ethernet (PoE)

My Notes from chapter 17 of the CWNA study guide History of PoE Eventually, some of the networking devices became small enough, both physically and electronically, that it became possible and practical not only to use the Ethernet cable to transmit data to the device, but also to send the electricity necessary to power the …

Continue reading CWNA Chapter 17 – Power over Ethernet (PoE)

Advertisements

CWNA Chapter 16 – Site Survey Systems and Devices

My Notes from chapter 16 of the CWNA study guide Site survey defined Protocol and spectrum analysis Ten years ago, if you wanted to plan and design a wireless network, the likelihood of interference from other networks or wireless devices was much less than it is now. A spectrum analyser will help identify whether there …

Continue reading CWNA Chapter 16 – Site Survey Systems and Devices

CWNA Chapter 15 – Radio Frequency Site Survey Fundamentals

My Notes from chapter 15 of the CWNA study guide WLAN site survey interview Customer briefing If a wireless network is being planned for your company or for a prospective client, it is highly recommended that you sit management down, give them an overview of 802.11 wireless networking, and talk with them about how and …

Continue reading CWNA Chapter 15 – Radio Frequency Site Survey Fundamentals

CWNA Chapter 14 – Wireless Attacks, Intrusion Monitoring and Policy

My Notes from chapter 14 of the CWNA study guide Wireless attacks Rogue wireless devices A potential open and unsecured gateway straight into the wired infrastructure that the company wants to protect. However, what is there to prevent an individual from installing their own wireless portal onto the network backbone? A rogue access point is …

Continue reading CWNA Chapter 14 – Wireless Attacks, Intrusion Monitoring and Policy