[OxLUG Announce] Wireless Networking - Sun 6th Jan 2002, 6.30pm
Alasdair G Kergon
Thu Jan 3 21:38:01 2002
"You did what with a Pringles can?"
Sunday 6th January 2002
How radio networks work - problems and solutions in implementation
Current hardware, the 802.11b standard, and future developments
Using wireless with Linux & BSD
Wide-area wireless - for both commercial and community networks
Aims and benefits of Consume and other projects
- broadband to the streets.
Problems and challenges:
- legal issues, routing design, feasible distances &
War driving - scanning for and penetrating wireless LANs
Vulnerability of the WEP encryption protocol
Advice on securing wireless systems
The meeting will (as always), be followed by drinks at the Lamb and Flag.
The Comlab entrance is from Parks Road and
there are maps at http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/archive/ox/maps.html
Happy New Year!