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Fundamentals of Wireless LANs CIST 2114

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): CIST 1401 or CIST 2451

This introductory course to Wireless LANs focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of Wireless LANs. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best
practices with particular emphasis on hands on skills in the following areas: Wireless LAN setup and troubleshooting; 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n technologies, products and solutions; Site Surveys; Resilient WLAN design, installation and configuration; WLAN Security - 802.1x, EAP, LEAP, WEP, SSID, WPA, WPA2; and Vendor interoperability strategies.


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