Fundamentals

802.11 – Reason Codes and Status Codes

802.11 – Reason Codes and Status Codes  The 802.11 standard section 8.4 comments on reason codes and status codes. I’ve used these myself when troubleshooting frame captures. These codes provide insight to Wi-Fi related problems like stations connecting and disconnecting. Lets dive in and see what the standard says about reason and status code …

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802.11 – Action Frames

The 802.11 standard section 8.5 comments on action frames. Action frames are interesting. Action frames can be triggered by access points or client stations. The action frame provides information and direction as in what to do. The 802.11 standard comments about action frames in 17 different sections of subsection 8.5. …

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802.11 Frames – An Advanced Overview With George

NSA Show’s own guest blogger George Stefanick will be hosting an advanced overview of 802.11 frames on Tuesday, August 26th. Register at the following link: https://supportforums.cisco.com/event/12258736/80211-frames-depth-overview

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Passing the CWSP (Certified Wireless Security Professional)

Last week I sat the CWSP exam and passed on my first attempt. My overall score was 91%. I want to share my insight into the exam and what I used to prepare.   CWSP VALUE The CWSP study material sets the foundation of 802.11 security. Its the building blocks …

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