Wireless LANs

Networking    |    Beginner
  • 16 Videos | 34m 13s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
When computer networking technology effectively cut the cord, a new era of computer communication emerged. In this course, you'll explore wireless technology including the standards and organizations that govern wireless networking. Then you'll discover Wi-Fi concepts such as access points, WLAN controllers, SSIDs, and Wi-Fi channels. Finally, you'll learn about wireless tools, security, authentication, encryption, and performance. This course was originally created by Global Knowledge (GK). 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discuss the origins of Wi-Fi and how it has affected networking
    describe the role of the IEEE and Wi-Fi Alliance and the role they play in wireless standards
    discuss the various components utilized in Wireless LANs (WLANs)
    identify the basic components of Wi-Fi client hardware
    describe the purpose of wireless access points and their features
    discuss the purpose of WLAN controllers
    identify the purpose of SSIDs and how they're used to facilitate connectivity
    identify the two 802.11 wireless frequency bands and how channels are used to facilitate connections
  • discuss how wireless speed has increased since the standard was created
    identify the various amendments that have been made to the 802.11 standard and how they impact wireless speeds
    discuss the 802.11n and 802.11ac amendments to the 802.11 standard and how 802.11ax might improve wireless connectivity
    demonstrate various Wi-Fi discovery tools and how they can be used to identify wireless connections
    discuss security concerns associated with Wi-Fi connections
    identify options for providing secure authentication for Wi-Fi connections
    describe the various standards used to encrypt and protect Wi-Fi signals
    identify the various factors that can affect wireless performance

IN THIS COURSE

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