Cisco Wireless LAN Security
EAP Authentication Protocols for WLANs
Chapter 7 of 'Cisco Wireless LAN Security' by Krishna Sankar, Sri Sundaralingam, Darrin Miller and Andrew Balinsky examines the various authentication protocols such as the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), Protected EAP (PEAP), the Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP), and EAP- Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST). This chapter begins with a look at the fundamental concepts and contexts of authentication and access control; next, it discusses the various protocols such as EAP and 802.1x. (Reproduced from the book 'Cisco Wireless LAN Security,' ISBN 1587051540, Copyright 2005, Cisco Systems, Inc. Reproduced by permission of Pearson Education, Inc., 800 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Written permission from Pearson Education, Inc. is required for all other uses. Visit www.ciscopress.com for a detailed description and to learn how to purchase this title.)
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