You have just opened you network security consulting business and a new customer comes to you with a problem. “…. You know that I have a Real Estate business in the small shopping area on Main Street. My office is in a great location between the Outdoor Café and the Outrageous Coffee Shop. Lots of high tech and professionals people like the shopping area to sit socialize and work. Buyers come by the office and drop in to talk just because they are in the area. Business is GREAT. I have had three new load brokers join our office in the last six months. I thought that I was too small to worry about security, but a kid got into my wireless and changed the ssid to “hacked”. Answer the following questions in essay format for the customer:
1. (50 points) How a wireless LAN works, including:
Some potential topologies
The purpose and function of a wireless access pointd.
How antennas work
What a wireless site survey is
2. (50 points) Provide the customer some basic and advanced WLAN security recommendations with justification.
Your answer should be written in essay form with a clear intro, body, and conclusion. Use examples as applicable. There is no minimum length but you should clearly answer the question.
Your answer should be in your own words. Short quotes can be used as needed. Cite any references used in APA format.