Wireless Local Area Network Security

Wireless Local Area Network Security

Michéle Germain (ComXper, France), Alexis Ferrero (RTL, France) and Jouni Karvo (TKK, Finland)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-090-5.ch004


Using WLAN networks in enterprises has become a popular method for providing connectivity. We present the security threats of WLAN networks, and the basic mechanisms for protecting the network. We also give some advice on avoiding the threats.

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