Wireless Security Expert OSSTMM (OWSE)

  • What is OWSE?

    The OSSTMM Wireless Security Expert (OWSE) is the certification internationally recognized professional for execution of Wireless security tests compliant with the ISECOM methodology -OSSTMM. Its release foresees a decidedly theoretical, complete cutting coursefinal exam in English (closed multiple choice test). The purpose of the OWSE certification is to provide the tools and the skills to evaluate, according to the OSSTMM methodology, all wireless technologies present within company borders.

    Who should attend?

    To be able to design for:

    • System administrators
    • Network administrators
    • IT Security Managers
    • Security staff of NOC and SOC
    • Security tester
    • Security auditor
    • IT Security consultants

    Learning Objectivies

    The course is divided into 3 days, to which is added 1 dedicated to the exam the final. During the course days, the schematic contents will be treated below:

    • Understanding the dynamics of the OSSTMM: Define the particularities of the OSSTMM methodology, the legal aspects of the verifications and the “Best Practice” security in wireless environments.
    • Fundamentals of Radio Frequencies (RF): Understanding nature and nature radio frequency characteristics, such as: power and distance, attenuation signal, radio interference, spectrum analysis and MAX characteristics soil and SR Soil.
    • Wireless 101: Understand 802.11 family protocols and other standards wireless. What equipment to use: the choice of chipsets, accessories and the selection of tools to conduct an analysis on the Wireless framework.
    • Wireless Security Test (Infrastructure): Understand the standard 802.11i, learn techniques on how to conduct audits and analyzes of WEP encryption mechanisms and authentication mechanisms of the WPA-PSK and WPA / 2 specifications.
    • Wireless Security Test (Client): Define and apply audit concepts of Wireless Clients, learn the nature of the Probes / Probing definitions and the vulnerability of the WCCD.
    • Testing with a Twist: Understand what it is and why it is possible Ph00ling, specific techniques for long-range auditing, such as build your own antenna (Cantenna) and modify the card jack wireless, how to conclude tests and prepare the final report.


    • Good knowledge of the TCP / IP suite and its main protocols
    • Knowledge of basic security issues
    • Experience in the basic administration of * NIX and Windows systems
    • Knowledge and understanding of network architectures
    • Basic knowledge of network security systems: routers, firewalls, IDS (Intrusion Detection System)
    • Basic knowledge of the main transmission technologies on radio frequency

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