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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Continuing IT Training Program

Security of Wireless Local Area Networks

Program Overview

This course will assist IT Examiners in understanding Wireless LAN Security course consists. This course addresses in detail WLAN intrusion and DoS tools and techniques, functionality of the 802.11i amendment to the 802.11 standard, the inner-workings of each EAP type used with wireless LANs today, and class and types of WLAN security solutions available, from wireless intrusion prevention systems to wireless network management systems.

Key Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will acquire the necessary knowledge to implement and manage wireless security in the enterprise by creating layer2 and layer3 hardware and software solutions with tools from the industry leading manufacturers.

Instructional Format

Facilitated classroom discussion and lecture


Three days



Target Audience

IT Subject Matter Experts and IT Examiners.

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.


Participant should have attended ITEC, Introduction to Security, and if possible, Introduction to Telecommunications and Networking.

Pre-Course Assignment


Special Requirements


Post-Course Feedback




More Information

For more information, please contact Kathryn Shipley at (703) 516-5071.

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