Flashcards in 2.8 Given a scenario, install, configure and secure a basic wireless connection Deck (10)
Which 802.11 wireless standard has the greatest rate of data throughput?
How does attenuation affect wireless networking?
A loss of signal strength reduces the data transfer rate.
What is a best practice for the Service Set Identifier (SSID) of a wireless router?
It should be changed to a more unique name or have its broadcast disabled.
Which wireless standard would give newer devices the maximum possible transfer rate?
What is a captive portal?
A secure login page presented to a client after connecting to an open access point
What step should be performed as early as possible when configuring a wireless access point?
Changing the default password
Which is NOT a likely cause of Wi-Fi signal interference?
Which type of encryption should be avoided when configuring a wireless router?
Wired Equivalency Protocol (WEP) was developed for the purpose of providing confidentiality over a wireless network comparable to that of a traditional wired network
What is a Service Set Identifier (SSID) and how is it used?
A series of alphanumeric characters used to identify a WAP and all the devices attached to it