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Wireless and Mobile Device Security

Author(s): Jim Doherty
  • ISBN-13: 9781284059274
  • Paperback    394 pages      © 2016
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The world of wireless and mobile devices is evolving day-to-day, with many individuals relying solely on their wireless devices in the workplace and in the home.  The growing use of mobile devices demands that organizations become more educated in securing this growing technology and determining how to best protect their assets.  Written by an industry expert, Wireless and Mobile Device Security explores the evolution of wired networks to wireless networking and its impact on the corporate world.  Using case studies and real-world events, it goes on to discuss risk assessments, threats, and vulnerabilities of wireless networks, as well as the security measures that should be put in place to mitigate breaches. The text closes with a look at the policies and procedures in place and a glimpse ahead at the future of wireless and mobile device security.

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Features & Benefits

  • Discusses the history and evolution of wireless networks
  • Explores the impact of wireless on the corporate world
  • Focuses on 802.11 WLAN security in both the small office/home office world and for larger organizations
  • Gives security solutions to the risks and vulnerabilities of mobile devices
  • Reviews the mobile malware landscape and discusses mitigation strategies
Part  1: Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Networks  
  Chapter  1: The Evolution of Data Networks  
  Chapter  2: Evolution of Wired Networking to Wireless Networking   
  Chapter  3: The Mobile Revolution  
  Chapter  4: Security Threats Overview – Wired, Wireless and Mobile  
Part  2: WLAN Security  
  Chapter  5: How Do Wireless LAN Systems Work?  
  Chapter  6: WLAN and IP Networking Threat and Vulnerability Analysis  
  Chapter  7: Basic WLAN Security Measures  
  Chapter  8: Advanced WLAN Security Measures  
  Chapter  9: Wireless LAN Auditing Tools  
  Chapter  10: WLAN and Wireless Network Risk Assessment  
Part  3: Mobile Security  
  Chapter  11: Mobile Communication Security Challenges  
  Chapter  12: Mobile Device Security Models  
  Chapter  13: Mobile Wireless Attacks and Remediation   
  Chapter  14: Fingerprinting Mobile Devices  
  Chapter  15: Mobile Malware and Application-Based Threats  

Jim Doherty

Jim Doherty is the Sr. Vice President of Marketing Officer at Ixia.  Jim has lead held marketing, sales and engineering leadership positions at Certes Networks, Motorola, Cisco Systems and Ericsson during a 19-year career in the networking and communications sectors. Jim has made a name for himself in the industry due to his ability to explain networking technologies to non-technical audiences in a way that still satisfies technical professionals.  He has extensive speaking and presenting experience and if often sought out to explain networking and communication technologies to non-technical audiences.

Jim is also the creator and co-author of the “Networking Simplified” series of books, and a comprehensive set of CCNA study notes; published in a number of certification guides.

Jim holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from N.C. State University,and  an MBA from Duke University. Before earning his degrees Jim served in the US Marine Corps obtaining the rank of Sergeant.

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