Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA-108)

 

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Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA-108)

This instructor-led online training course is for both inexperienced and experienced wireless technicians seeking in-depth knowledge into all things wireless networking while preparing for CWNP’s CWNA certification. In this course students will be learn key topics such as Wi-Fi design, security, and troubleshooting.

Exam Number: CWNA-108

Instructor:

Dan Goodman, Linux+, Network+, Security+, PCNSA

Course Information

Skills Learned

  • Background and roles of Wi-Fi governing bodies, including the IEEE and Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Radio frequency properties and behaviors
  • Wireless signal fundamentals, including measurement principles
  • Antenna information, including types and installation best practices
  • Wi-Fi standards, including 802.11 extensions ac, ad, af, and ah
  • Wi-Fi device types and infrastructure options
  • Wi-Fi communications processes, including connection, roaming, and data transfer
  • General troubleshooting tips to common real-world 802.11n issues
  • Wi-Fi architecture best practices, including both network and wireless design
  • Similarities, differences, and peculiarities about Wi-Fi deployments in differing environments (offices, K-12 education, health care facilities, and more)
  • Security standards, best practices, known vulnerabilities, and remediation techniques for Wi-Fi networks
  • Site surveying, including requirements gathering, design, installation, and validation
  • Troubleshooting methodology, tools, and techniques, along with common issues

Who Should Attend This Course

  • Administrators: network, systems, infrastructure, security, and LAN/WLANs
  • Support professionals: technical assistance and field support
  • Designers: network, systems, and infrastructure
  • Developers: wireless software and hardware products
  • Consultants and integrators: IT and security
  • Decision makers: infrastructure managers, IT managers, security directors, chief security officers, and chief technology officers
  • CCNAs

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing
  • Basic security concepts

Course Outline

*Course Outline is subject to change*

  • Background of Wi-FI Technology including
    • What is Wi-Fi
    • Wi-Fi Standards and Governance
    • Basic Wi-Fi Terms
  • Radio Frequency (RF) Technologies including
    • Basic characteristics of RF and RF behavior
    • RF mathematics and measurement
    • RF signal characteristics
    • RF antennas and antenna systems
  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Regulations and Standards including
    • 802.11 Specifications
    • RF Modulation
    • Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS), Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS), Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
    • 2.4 GHz Channel Use
    • 5 GHz Channel Use
    • Wireless Media Access
  • WLAN Protocols and Devices including
    • PHY and MAC
    • 802.11 Amendment Coexistence
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE)
    • Deployment Options
  • WLAN Network Architecture
    • Wireless Topologies
    • WLAN Design Considerations
  • WLAN Security
    • Legacy Options
    • Robust Options
    • WPA3 Authentication and Key Management
  • RF Validation
  • WLAN Troubleshooting

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