WiFi Security

A hands-on introduction to WiFi Security with a focus on the popular security schemes and attacks.
First Batch: 13 Jan 2021  Duration: 4 weeks
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What's included?

  • Become a Pentester Academy WiFi Security Professional (PAWSP)

Learn how to pentest legacy and modern WiFi networks for the popular client and infrastructure side attacks.
  • Bootcamp Completion Certificate

Get a course completion certificate on attending all 4 live sessions.
  • 4 Live Sessions

  • 2.5 hrs per session

  • Over 50 Lab Exercises

  • 1 PAWSP Attempt

What will you learn?

This 4-week bootcamp will teach you how to pentest personal and enterprise WiFi networks. You will learn the basics of the WiFi protocol, the different security standards and their limitations. You will also learn how to use the different recon and attack tools to audit WiFi networks. Along with the instructor sessions, the cloud-based labs will allow you to practice these techniques in real-world WiFi scenarios.

On completion of the bootcamp, you will be prepared to pass the exam that will certify you as a WiFi network pentester.

Live Session Schedule

Weekly 2 hr 30 min sessions start at 10:00am ET and end at 12:30pm ET.
13 Jan 2021
20 Jan 2021
27 Jan 2021

03 Feb 2021
Protocol Basics, Traffic Sniffing, and Recon
Security Standards for Personal Networks (WEP, WPA/WPA2-PSK)
Security Standards for Enterprise Networks (PEAP-GTC/MSCHAPv2, TTLS-PAP/MSCHAPv2)
Advanced Pivoting/Relay Attacks, Understanding WPA3


1. A basic knowledge of computers and networking
2. Familiarity with the Linux operating system

Study Plan

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Meet the instructor

Nishant Sharma

Nishant Sharma leads R&D at Pentester Academy and Attack Defense. He has 8+ years of experience in the information security field including 6+ years in WiFi security research and development. He has conducted classroom trainings in Blackhat USA, HITB Amsterdam/Singapore, RootCon, OWASP NZ Day. He has presented research and conducted workshops at Blackhat USA/Asia, DEF CON China, HITB, RootCon, Packet Hacking Village, Wireless Village, IoT village and Demo labs (DEFCON USA). Prior to joining Pentester Academy, he worked as a firmware developer at Mojo Networks where he contributed in developing new features for the enterprise-grade WiFi APs and maintaining the state of art WiFi Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS). He has a Master's degree in Information Security from IIIT Delhi. He has also published peer-reviewed academic research on HMAC security. His areas of interest include WiFi and IoT security, Linux security.
Vivek Ramachandran - Principal Instructor