With the popularity of the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) standard 802.11 WiFi and the growing interest in the next generation Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) standard 802.16 WiMax, the need for effective solutions to the inherent security weaknesses of these networking technologies has become of critical importance. Thoroughly explaining the risks associated with deploying WLAN and WMAN networks, this groundbreaking book offers professionals practical insight into identifying and overcoming these security issues. Including detailed descriptions of possible solutions to a number of specific security problems, the book gives practitioners the hands-on techniques that they need to secure wireless networks in the enterprise and the home.
Thomas Hardjono is a principal scientist in the CTO Office at VeriSign, Inc., Mountain View, CA. He is also the coauthor of Multicast and Group Security (Artech House, 2003). Lakshminath R. Dondeti is a senior security architect in the advanced technology group at Nortel Networks, Billerica, MA. He is also the coauthor of Multicast and Group Security (Artech House, 2003).