CWSP: Certified Wireless Security Professional demonstrates advanced knowledge of securing wireless LANs. CWSP builds on the foundation of wireless LAN knowledge from the CWNA certification by educating the candidate about the security threats to and weaknesses of wireless LANs. The main topics of this course and the certification exam are hardware, software, protocols, procedures and design techniques used in reducing wireless LAN security risks. A CWSP-certified IT professional understands all the threats and types of solutions that can efficiently secure any wireless network using any vendor’s gear. There is only one prerequisite for taking the CWSP exam: The CWSP candidate must first pass the CWNA exam.
In 2001, when the CWNP program was created, there was a huge hole in the IT market in which there should have been some vendor-neutral wireless LAN training and certification. Microsoft and Cisco’s certification programs helped a fledgling computer networking industry grow from nothing in the 1990s to what it is today. Microsoft and Cisco have proven over and over that when millions of people are educated in a specific technology, those people work better and faster, are more knowledgeable and earn more than those people who are not certified.
All of the CWNP certifications are vendor-neutral. The advantages of learning in this way are numerous, but can be summed up with one statement: When you learn the technology behind all the products, you can confidently use any of the products.
Most of those who have earned one or more CWNP certifications have done so through self-study, mainly because of the cuts in IT training budgets in recent years. With that in mind, Chinacertify has developed affordable study materials that will help you pass your certification exams quickly and easily, the first time.