Course Overview

Offensive Security Wireless Attacks (WiFu) introduces students to the skills needed to audit and secure wireless devices. It’s for penetration testers who have completed PWK and would like to gain more skill in network security.

In WiFu, students will learn to identify vulnerabilities in 802.11 networks and execute organized attacks. Each student will set up a home lab to practice the techniques learned in this online, self-paced course.

Successful completion of the course and exam confers the Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) certification.

Timer

Course includes a 4-hour exam.

Hacker

Learn wireless network security.

Labs

Gain access to a virtual penetration testing lab.

OSWP Cert

Earn your OSWP certification.

Certification Process

Students who complete WiFu and practiced in our labs are ready to take the 4-hour online certification exam.

The exam is hosted in our dedicated lab environment. Successful completion confers the Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) certification.

Cart

Register at least 3 days prior to desired start date.

Labs

Purchase the recommended hardware.

Book

Progress through course materials and practice your skills.

Calendar

Schedule Certification exam within 120 days from course start date.

OSWP Cert

Successfully complete the 4-hour online exam to earn your OSWP certification.

Course Details

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for information security professionals who want to take a serious and meaningful step into the world of wireless penetration testing. This includes:

  • Security Professionals & Enthusiasts
  • Network Administrators

 

Course Overview & Syllabus

Like other Offensive Security courses, WiFu combines traditional course materials with hands-on practice within a virtual lab environment. The course covers the following topics in detail. View the full syllabus.

  • IEEE 802.11
  • Wireless Networks
  • Packets and Network Interaction
  • Linux Wireless Stack and Drivers
  • Aircrack-ng Essentials
  • Cracking WEP with Connected Clients
  • Cracking WEP via a Client
  • Cracking Clientless WEP Networks
  • Bypassing WEP Shared Key Authentication
  • Cracking WPA/WPA2 PSK with Aircrack-ng
  • Cracking WPA with JTR and Aircrack-ng
  • Cracking WPA with coWPAtty
  • Cracking WPA with Pyrit
  • Additional Aircrack-ng Tools
  • Wireless Reconnaissance
  • Rogue Access Points

 

Course Reviews

OSCP/OSCE/OSWP Review

Course Review: WiFu and OSWP

Course Prerequisites

All students must have a solid understanding of TCP/IP and the OSI model, as well as familiarity with Linux. A modern laptop or desktop that can boot and run BackTrack and specific hardware is required to complete course exercises. You can use Kali Linux to take the course, but the exam uses BackTrack.

Below is the recommended compatible hardware for your home labs.

Recommended Wireless Network Routers

  • D-Link DIR-601
  • Netgear WNR1000v2

Recommended Wireless Cards

  • Netgear WN111v2 USB
  • ALFA Networks AWUS036H USB 500mW

For wireless card compatibility, please refer to the Aircrack-ng wiki

 

What competencies will you gain?
  • Greater insight into wireless offensive security and expanded awareness of the need for real-world security solutions
  • Implementing attacks against WEP and WPA encrypted network
  • Executing advanced attacks such as PRGA key extraction and one-way packet injection
  • Using alternate WEP and WPA cracking techniques
  • Using various wireless reconnaissance tools
  • Understanding of how to implement different rogue access point attacks
  • Familiarity with the BackTrack wireless tools

 

Supporting your Online Journey
  • 3.5 hours of instructional course video
  • 380-page course guide
  • Active student forums
  • Access to home lab setup

Course Pricing

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