Wireless LAN security project

This discussion details the steps which can be followed to develop a wireless lan security project.

1. Understand the basic steps of a wlan communication like open systems , shared key etc.
2. Identify the threats on the above authentication systems.
3. Understand different wireless security protocols like WEP, WPA, TKIP, vulnerabilities and issues.
4. Understand how a radius infrastructure can help setup a wireless network with improved security.
5. Different types of wireless network penetration tools and steps followed by attackers to hack into a wireless network, and how security features can be used to mitigate the attack .