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Cyber Security Awareness: Security by Geolocation

by Jordan Scott

With heavy dependence on wireless technology, it is important to understand that there is a geological presence associated with each signal. This course will help you trust and verify wireless signals along with other secure practices.

What you'll learn

Have you ever found yourself connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot at a coffee shop and wondering how someone could figure out where you are? This course, Cyber Security Awareness: Security by Geolocation will help you understand how a geological presence with each signal. First, you will get a look at the heavy dependence on wireless technology and what it opens a user up to. Then, you will explore how wardriving can be used for a defensive purpose. You will also see triangulation, trilateration, and multilateration methods of geolocation. Finally, you will see some of the products available to perform geolocation. When you're finished with this course, you will better understand how to locate wireless signal sources using geolocation techniques.

About the author

Mr. Jordan "Cancer" Scott has been a warfighter or supported warfighters for over a decade. As one of the first operational Army Electronic Warfare Officers since the Cold War, he has some gained some very unique experience. He has a Master of Science in Computer Engineering, is an open source/collaboration proponent, technology integrator, and proven innovator. His career has gained him additional experience in Global Positioning System, Missile Defense, Software Development, System of Systems ... more

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