802.1x/EAP · CWSP

CWSP Chapter 4 – Enterprise 802.11 Layer 2 Authentication Methods

This one will be fairly short and crosses over with notes I’ve already made on EAP Types for CCNP Wireless Security. AAA – Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting This concept provides a framework that many a security policy is written around. Authentication This covers initial access to a network through some as basic as a pre-shared key (PSK) up to… Continue reading CWSP Chapter 4 – Enterprise 802.11 Layer 2 Authentication Methods

CWSP · Security

CWSP – Chapter 2 – Legacy 802.11 Security

To understand today’s security methods we must first understand the original methods! Authentication This step occurs before association and is often confused with standard authentication using username/password combinations. You could probably compare it with plugging a wired device into a switch and switchport negotiation taking place. Open System Authentication Only pre-RSNA (Robust Secure Network Authentication) method used.… Continue reading CWSP – Chapter 2 – Legacy 802.11 Security