Wireless Networking

Last Updated on 29 Sept. 2015, Total: 39 Articles and Tutorials

The term wireless networking refers to technology that enables two or more computers to communicate using standard network protocols, but without network cabling. The computers connect to the network using radio signals.

The articles in this section give an overview on how wireless networking functions, the different types of wireless networks available, and the new technologies being developed in the field.

  1. Distributing Wi-Fi and 802 1X Client Settings

    In this article the author discusses some solutions to help distribute and configure Wireless clients in WPA2-Enterprise with 802.1X authentication implementations... Read More

  2. Extend Your Wireless Network's Signal

    In this article the author discusses options on how to increase a wireless network’s coverage... Read More

  3. Firmware Replacements for Wireless Routers

    In this article we'll discuss how replacing your router’s stock firmware with a third-party firmware can add more functionality... Read More

  4. Introduction to Wireless Networking Part 3 - Security, General Tips and Tricks

    Welcome to part three of what was originally meant to be a two part series on ‘An Introduction to Wireless Networking’. We’ll take a closer look at the types of security that wireless networking offers, I’ll give you some general tips and tricks and update you on some of the latest news and statistics... Read More

  5. Protecting Against Wi-Fi Eavesdropping

    This article will discuss the Wi-Fi eavesdropping issue and share some tips on how to protect the users on your private network and how to protect yourself when using public Wi-Fi hotspots... Read More

  6. Securing Employee Wi-Fi Hotspot Connections

    Author discusses risks and precautions employees and users should consider while using Wi-Fi... Read More

  7. Securing Your Mobile Devices

    In this article I’ll discuss the main threats associated with using Wi-Fi connections, laptops, smartphones, and tablets, and how to combat them... Read More

  8. Security Vulnerabilities of Enterprise (802.1X) Wi-Fi Security

    In this article the author will briefly introduce the enterprise mode (for those not familiar with it) and discuss one of the exploits hackers could use, and also show you how to protect against it and other vulnerabilities... Read More

  9. Simplify Enterprise Wi-Fi Security and 802.1X on Small Networks

    This article looks at how to simplify the process of deploying enterprise Wi-Fi security with 802.1X authentication... Read More

  10. Testing and Monitoring Tools for RADIUS Servers

    There are many tools you can use when testing, monitoring, troubleshooting, or doing penetration testing on your RADIUS server and/or enterprise (802.1X) wireless network. Here I’ll share a couple with you and most are free and/or open source... Read More

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