CWNP/Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)/CWSP-205

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Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) Course Overview

The CWSP certification equips professionals with the skills needed to help businesses create a secure framework to access wireless networks while introducing the tools and technologies to create strong security measures that prevent data loss and unwanted access. This Certified Wireless Security Professional course offers the most up-to-date information on wireless LAN security. This CWSP certification option is best suited for wireless security professionals looking to demonstrate their abilities to prospective employers. Check out the dates below to enroll in this Certified Wireless Security Professional online course today.

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Module 1: Wireless Network Attacks and Threat Assessment – 20%
  • Describe general network attacks common to wired and wireless networks, including DoS, phishing, protocol weaknesses and configuration error exploits
  • Recognize common attacks and describe their impact on WLANs, including PHY and MAC DoS, hijacking, unauthorized protocol analysis and eavesdropping, social eng
  • Execute the preventative measures required for common vulnerabilities on wireless infrastructure devices, including weak/default passwords on wireless infrastructure equipment and misconfiguration of wireless infrastructure devices by administrative staff
  • Describe and perform risk analysis and risk mitigation procedures, including asset management, risk ratings, loss expectancy calculations and risk management planning.
  • Explain and demonstrate the security vulnerabilities associated with public access or other unsecured wireless networks, including the use of a WLAN for spam transmission, malware injection, information theft, peer-to-peer attacks and Internet attacks.
  • Explain the purpose and goals of security policies including password policies, acceptable use policies, WLAN access policies, personal device policies, device management (APs, infrastructure devices and clients) and security awareness training for users
  • Summarize the security policy criteria related to wireless public access network use including user risks related to unsecured access and provider liability.
  • Describe how devices and technology used from outside an organization can impact the security of the corporate network including topics like BYOD, social networking and general MDM practices
  • Describe how wireless network security solutions may vary for different wireless network implementations including small businesses, home offices, large enterprises, public networks and remote access.
  • Understand and explain 802.11 Authentication and Key Management (AKM) components and processes including encryption keys, handshakes and pre-shared key management.
  • Define and differentiate among the 802.11-defined secure networks, including pre-RSNA security, Transition Security Networks (TSN) and Robust Security Networks (RSN) and explain the relationship of these networks to terms including RSNA, WPA and WPA2.
  • Identify the purpose and characteristics of IEEE 802.1X and EAP and the processes used including EAP types (PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, EAP-FAST and EAP-SIM), AAA servers (RADIUS) and certificate management.
  • Recognize and understand the common uses of VPNs in wireless networks, including remote APs, VPN client access, WLAN controllers and cloud architectures.
  • Describe centrally-managed client-side security applications, including VPN client software and policies, personal firewall software, mobile device management (MDM) and wireless client utility software.
  • Describe and demonstrate the use of secure infrastructure management protocols, including HTTPS, SNMP, secure FTP protocols, SCP and SSH.
  • Explain the role, importance, and limiting factors of VLANs and network segmentation in an 802.11 WLAN infrastructure.
  • Understand additional security features in WLAN infrastructure and access devices, including management frame protection, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Fast BSS transition (preauthentication and OKC), physical security methods and Network Access Contr
  • Explain the purpose, methodology, features, and configuration of guest access networks and BYOD support, including segmentation, guest management, captive portal authentication and device management.
  • Explain the importance of ongoing WLAN monitoring and the necessary tools and processes used as well as the importance of WLAN security audits and compliance reports
  • Understand how to use protocol and spectrum analyzers to effectively evaluate secure wireless networks including 802.1X authentication troubleshooting, location of rogue security devices and identification of non-compliant devices.
  • Understand the common features and components of a Wireless Intrusion Prevention Systems (WIPS) and how they are used in relation to performance, protocol, spectrum and security analysis.
  • Describe the different types of WLAN management systems and their features, including network discovery, configuration management, firmware management, audit management, policy enforcement, rogue detection, network monitoring, user monitoring, event alarm
  • Describe and implement compliance monitoring, enforcement, and reporting. Topics include industry requirements, such as PCI-DSS and HIPAA, and general government regulations.
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Course Prerequisites

The prerequisite for the Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) training is to have the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) training and certification exam.

The Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) course teaches students how to install and configure wireless networks for optimal security. The hands-on course uses the latest enterprise wireless LAN security and auditing equipment to teach the most up-to-date and detailed WLAN intrusion and DoS tools and techniques.

The CWSP course teaches the functionality of the 802.11i amendment to the 802.11 standards, the inner workings of each EAP type used with wireless LANs today, and all information around every class and type of WLAN security solution available on the market. This includes wireless intrusion prevention systems to wireless network management.

Key Features of Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) Certification Training Course

  • 5-day Instructor-led Certified Wireless Security Professional Training
  • Get access to a free 1-hour Certified Wireless Security Professional course preview to learn Microsoft Windows 10 OS
  • Expert CWSP instructors across the globe
  • Accredited Certified Wireless Security Professional course material prepared by SMEs
  • Get real-life experience through CWSP lab sessions
  • Industry-recognized CWSP Course Completion certificate provided
  • Certified Wireless Security Professional training provided across 100+ locations globally

Who can take up Certified Wireless Security Professional Training?

Job roles that can take up Certified Wireless Security Professional training include, but are not limited to:

  • IT Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Security Administrators
  • Wireless Professionals
  • System Administrators
  • LAN Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Support Engineers
  • Infrastructure Specialists
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Professionals who are looking to understand everything about CWSP concepts
  • Professionals looking to take up the CWSP-206 certification exam

Learning Objectives of CWSP Certification Training

The Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) course teaches professionals about;

  • WLAN Security Technology and Solutions
  • WLAN Security Policies, Concerns, and Auditing Practices
  • The best methods to layer Vulnerabilities and Analysis
  • WLAN Mobile Endpoint Security Solutions
  • IEEE 802.11 Authentication and Key Management (AKM)
  • WLAN Management and Monitoring
  • WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise Configurations

The CWSP online course consists of nine modules covering subjects like Security Fundamentals, Encryption, Understanding Authentication, and Network Monitoring. Depending on your choice of learning provider, paying for the course can also consist of a free exam voucher, study guide, and practice test for the best possible training to pass the CWSP-206 examination.

Benefits of taking up Certified Wireless Security Professional Training

The CWSP credential can be especially helpful for seasoned Wireless Security professionals. The credential offers certificate holders better job opportunities. It is important to consider that there are a number of uncertified professionals that are still able to get their desired placement. However, most professionals within the field hold at minimum the CWSP certificate.

  • On average, CWSP certificate holders can earn upwards of USD 115,000 per annum.
  • Digital security professionals are consistently in demand with the world's consistently growing dependency on internet connectivity.
  • When we consider how almost all our activities, from personal to professional, require the internet to some degree, fortifying the connection and maximizing creating the best possible access methods is critical.
  • Getting CWSP certified not only helps professionals address this omnipresent need but offer them better opportunities, employment packages, and heightened professional responsibility to create enhanced job satisfaction.

CWSP Exam Format

To earn the CSWP certification, individuals must complete the CWSP examination normally held at a Pearson Vue Testing center and pass the examination with a minimum score of 70%.

In order to best prepare for the examination, the CWSP training course helps teach students the topics covered in the exam objectives. The CWSP certification is valid for up to 3 years after the exam is passed.

Exam Code CWSP-206
Exam Name Certified Wireless Security Professional
Exam Type Multiple-choice Questions
Exam Cost USD 325
Total Questions 60 Questions
Exam Duration 90 Minutes
Languages English
Exam Center Pearson Vue


The existing examination is the CWSP-206 examination and will be replaced by the CWSP-207 in September of 2022. The exam certifies professionals as WLAN subject matter experts with the ability to create and implement an organization's security policy by introducing regulations, standards, and acceptable practices. Here are the areas of the exam tests;

  • Security Policy (10%)
  • Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Attacks (30%)
  • WLAN Security Design and Architecture (45%)
  • Security Lifecycle Management (15%)

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As of January 2021, there are over 4.66 billion active internet users. This is 59.5% of the global population making internet access almost a basic necessity. With this growing dependency, businesses and consumers alike have been quick to understand the threats that accompany poor network infrastructure and a lack of fortification, especially when handling sensitive information on the internet.

Hence this Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWAS) training becomes all the more important in today's digitally connected world to ward off any untoward cybersecurity incidents either for individuals or enterprises. Professionals who are CWSP certified are in great demand across industry sectors, especially in the Fourth Industrial Revolution we are living in. The average salary of a CWSP certified professional can range anywhere from USD 48,000 to USD 115,000 per annum.

The intended audience for this CWSP online course are professionals looking to gain cutting-edge wireless security expertise and earn the CWSP credential.

While costs for both the Certified Wireless Security Professional course and examination vary, especially based on the geographic location of the participant, the average cost for the course from Koenig Solutions is USD 1050. However, the cost of the CWSP-206 certification exam remains the same at USD 325 across the globe.

The Certified Wireless Security Professional course takes place over a period of 5-days as instructor-led training delivered by an expert CWSP trainer.

If you have successfully completed the CWSP (Certified Wireless Security Professional) examination with a 70% or higher grade, your credentials are valid for three years. After three years, professionals must pass the exam a second time while possessing a valid CWSP certificate. This will renew the credential for another three years.

Participants who enroll in the Certified Wireless Security Professional certification training will get:

  • A copy of the CWSP course material
  • Microsoft CWSP-206 Sample Papers
  • Hands-on exercises developed by an expert trainer
  • CWSP course completion certificate from a Microsoft Gold Partner

Yes, Koenig Solutions is an Authorized Learning Partner to deliver CWSP training worldwide for both individuals and enterprise teams across industry sectors.