Chapter 4: Issues in Wireless Security
by Stewart S. Miller
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This chapter presents an assessment of wireless security with focus on the effective response to the three primary issues noted below:
The specific features of the RF transmission involved are also an issue since emanations are accessible to unintended recipients:
We examine how security is applied in the wireless LAN and determine how these issues affect your environment. The idea is to see what pertains to your setup so that you can understand and effectively deal with these issues in your wireless security before they become a problem.
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