ICSI|CWSS Certified Wireless Security Specialist


Course Outline:
Wireless Security
ICSI|CWSS Certified Wireless Security Specialist
2 Days
Candidate Prerequisites:
Basic familiarisation with Windows/Linux and Networking concepts

This course is concerned with the security of wireless networks and will show students how these networks are implemented and configured, how to perform information gathering of such networks and how to use various industry standard tools to compromise these networks. Once in the network students will be taught how to perform man-in-the middle attacks and escalate the compromise.

This course will significantly benefit anyone involved in Information Security, Information Risk, Information assurance as well as individuals who wants to understand how wireless networks are compromised and how they can be secured.

Module 1 Intro to Wireless Networks

  • RF and hardware equipment
  • Power and Signal attenuation
  • Health and Tempest
  • Legal Issues
  • Bluetooth and RFID
  • Microwave
  • Optical and GSM/GPRS/HSDPA/LTE
  • 802.11 wireless netwroks

Module 2 802.11 Configuration/Implementation

  • Basics of Encryption and Hashing
  • Basics of PKI
  • VPN
  • 802.11 standards
  • Basic Architecture
  • Ciphers and key exchange
  • Channels and Base station modes
  • SSID, TKIP, CCMP, WPS AND other terminology
  • EAP, 802.11x, Radius and other such technologies
  • TLS
  • Wireless hardware and equipment

Module 3 Kali and Lab setup

  • Intro to Kali
  • Tools of the trade
  • Setup of Lab and Wireless access point at home

Module 4 Wireless Network Security and attack

  • Discovery
  • Traffic analysis
  • WEP
  • WPA
  • WPA2

Module 5 Wireless further attacks

  • Long range attacks
  • Attacking the client side
  • Escalating the attack
  • Man in the middle attack
  • Wi-Fi as an entry point
  • Bluetooth and RFID Threats
  • GSM Threats
  • One day wireless penetration testing certification exam based on real word scenarios.
  • Pass = 50-59% Merit = 60-79% Distinction = 80-100%.
  • 100% Final Assesement.


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