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Securing the WLAN

This tutorial will be a refreshing mint to help clear your intellectual palate. In other words, we will now help you fill the gaping holes in your WLAN and provide you with pointers and suggestions on how to harden your wireless network.

There are many options available to help you secure your WLAN. The following is a brief list of some of these options. This tutorial will discuss them in more detail.

  • WEP
  • AP MAC filtering/broadcasting
  • Antenna Radiation Zone
  • DMZ
  • Firewalls
  • VPNs
  • TKIP
  • AES
  • SSL (Authentication Privacy)
  • IDSs