Study of DoS Attacks on IEEE 802.11 WLAN and Its Prevention/Detection Techniques
Wireless solutions like Wireless LAN (WLAN) 802.11 gaining popularity in all organizations, enterprises and universities due to its productivity, cost saving as compared to wired network and ease of use by allowing the network users to move physically while maintaining a connection to the wireless network. Wireless networks are very vulnerable to (Denial of Service) DoS attacks. DoS is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its users. It can occur in many layers of OSI model and can occur in various form.