Course 350: Wireless security


This course provides a global understanding of mobile devices and wireless networks from a security perspective. Risk management considerations are offered for each device discussed. Upon completion, learners should be able to better advise their departments on the risks and challenges of wireless technologies and potential approaches to mitigating these risks.


  • Identify threats within wireless environments
  • Recognize typical vulnerabilities and safeguards for wireless communication to include:
    • Cellular and Personal Communications Services (PCS) network security
    • Secure wireless encrypted e-mail solution
    • Wireless handheld device security
    • Personal Area Networks (PAN) security (e.g. Bluetooth)
    • Wireless Local Area Network (LAN) security (IEEE 802.11)
    • Wireless networks intercept demonstrations

Target audience

IT Security Practitioners and/or System Managers/Administrators responsible for wireless environments


There are no course prerequisites for this course, although reading the Cyber Centre's publication on WIFI Security may be beneficial. Wi-Fi security (ITSP.80.002) - Canadian Centre for Cyber Security


Level II security clearance required

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