Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) Course Overview

Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) Course Overview

The Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) course is a comprehensive program designed to equip learners with advanced skills in securing wireless networks. It provides in-depth knowledge and practical approaches to identifying and countering security threats, implementing robust security policies, and designing secure wireless LAN architectures. Students will delve into various lessons across four modules, covering topics such as network attacks, security policy development, WLAN security design, risk management, and compliance monitoring. Throughout the course, learners will gain expertise in encryption protocols, authentication, intrusion prevention, and network monitoring. By the end of the CWSP certification, participants will not only be adept at safeguarding wireless networks against vulnerabilities but also proficient in managing and enforcing security standards to ensure a secure wireless infrastructure.

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Course Prerequisites

To successfully undertake the Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) course, students should possess the following minimum prerequisites:


  • Basic understanding of networking principles, including knowledge of the OSI model, IP addressing, and network topologies.
  • Familiarity with wireless standards (IEEE 802.11) and wireless network operation.
  • Experience with network security concepts, such as firewalls, encryption, and authentication methods.
  • Basic knowledge of security protocols and infrastructure, including VPNs, 802.1X, and EAP.
  • Awareness of general IT security threats and vulnerabilities, as well as mitigation techniques.
  • Ability to configure and manage network devices such as routers, switches, and access points.
  • Prior experience with network monitoring and management tools is helpful but not mandatory.

Please note that while this foundational knowledge will greatly aid in the understanding of the CWSP course material, our training is designed to guide you through the complexities of wireless security, step by step, to ensure a comprehensive learning experience.


Target Audience for Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)

  1. The CWSP course equips IT professionals with advanced skills in securing wireless networks against various threats.


  • Network Security Engineers
  • Wireless Network Administrators
  • Information Security Analysts
  • IT Security Consultants
  • Systems Engineers with a focus on network security
  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Network Architects
  • IT Managers overseeing network security
  • Technical Support Engineers for wireless network security
  • Compliance and Security Officers dealing with wireless standards
  • Government and Military IT Personnel with a focus on secure wireless communications
  • Information Technology Auditors responsible for wireless network compliance


Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)?

Introduction to Course Learning Outcomes

The CWSP course empowers students with the skills to secure wireless networks against attacks, implement robust security policies, design secure architectures, and ensure compliance with industry regulations.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand and mitigate common network attacks, including DoS, phishing, and exploits due to protocol weaknesses and configuration errors.
  • Identify and prevent attacks specific to WLANs such as MAC and PHY DoS, hijacking, and eavesdropping.
  • Implement security measures to address vulnerabilities in wireless infrastructure, such as weak passwords and device misconfigurations.
  • Conduct risk analysis and mitigation, including asset management, risk ratings, and loss expectancy calculations.
  • Recognize the security vulnerabilities associated with public and unsecured wireless networks, and how to protect against them.
  • Develop and understand the role of security policies, including password, acceptable use, and WLAN access policies, as well as security awareness training.
  • Design secure wireless LAN architectures for various environments, understanding 802.11 security mechanisms and secure network implementations.
  • Explain the processes and components of 802.11 Authentication and Key Management (AKM), IEEE 802.1X, EAP types, and RADIUS.
  • Utilize VPNs in wireless networks for secure remote access and understand the role of client-side security applications.
  • Monitor and manage WLAN security through tools and processes, including WIPS, and ensure compliance with regulations such as PCI-DSS and HIPAA.