The de facto standard for wireless networking is the 802.11 protocol, which includes Wi-Fi the wireless standard based on 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n protocols. With easy-to-install 802.11 network hardware available everywhere you turn, the choice seems simple, and many people dive into wireless computing with less thought and planning than they d give to a wired network.
But it's wise to be familiar with both the capabilities and risks associated with the 802.11 protocols. And 802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition is the perfect place to start.
This thoroughly updated edition covers everything you ll need to know about wireless technology. Designed with system administrators and serious home users in mind, this book is a no-nonsense guide for setting up 802.11 on Windows and Linux."