CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide: Exam CWNA-107, Fifth Edition

  • 19h 22m
  • David A. Westcott, David D. Coleman
  • Sybex
  • 2018

The bestselling CWNA study guide, updated for the latest exam

The CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide is the ultimate preparation resource for the CWNA exam. Fully updated to align with the latest version of the exam, this book features expert coverage of all exam objectives to help you internalize essential information. A pre-assessment test reveals what you already know, allowing you to focus your study time on areas in need of review, while hands-on exercises allow you to practice applying CWNA concepts to real-world scenarios. Expert-led discussion breaks complex topics down into easily-digestible chucks to facilitate clearer understanding, and chapter review questions help you gauge your progress along the way. You also get a year of free access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment, which features additional resources and study aids including bonus practice exam questions.

The CWNA exam tests your knowledge of regulations and standards, protocols and devices, network implementation, security, and RF site surveying. Thorough preparation gives you your best chance of passing, and this book covers it all with a practical focus that translates to real on-the-job skills.

  • Study 100% of the objectives for Exam CWNA-107
  • Assess your practical skills with hands-on exercises
  • Test your understanding with challenging chapter tests
  • Access digital flashcards, white papers, bonus practice exams, and more

The CWNA certification is a de facto standard for anyone working with wireless technology. It shows employers that you have demonstrated competence in critical areas, and have the knowledge and skills to perform essential duties that keep their wireless technology functioning and safe. The CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide gives you everything you need to pass the exam with flying colors.

About the Authors

David D. Coleman, CWNE #4, is a WLAN consultant, technical trainer, public speaker and Senior Product Evangelist for Aerohive Networks. He is the author of numerous books, white papers and videos about Wi-Fi technology.

David A. Westcott, CWNE #7, is an independent consultant and WLAN technical trainer of thirty years. He provides vendor and custom wireless training to government agencies, corporations and universities around the world.

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Assessment Test
  • Overview of Wireless Standards, Organizations, and Fundamentals
  • IEEE 802.11 Standard and Amendments
  • Radio Frequency Fundamentals
  • Radio Frequency Components, Measurements, and Mathematics
  • Radio Frequency Signal and Antenna Concepts
  • Wireless Networks and Spread Spectrum Technologies
  • Wireless LAN Topologies
  • 802.11 Medium Access
  • 802.11 MAC
  • MIMO Technology—HT and VHT
  • WLAN Architecture
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • WLAN Design Concepts
  • Site Survey and Validation
  • WLAN Troubleshooting
  • Wireless Attacks, Intrusion Monitoring, and Policy
  • 802.11 Network Security Architecture
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Guest Access
  • 802.11ax—High Efficiency (HE)
  • WLAN Deployment and Vertical Markets


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