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{Virtual} Intro to WiFi Hacking

How safe is your WiFi network? Find out in this free workshop from Flatiron School and SecureSet. No experience required.


Hacking 101: Introduction to WiFi Hacking

We all use it, but do you know how WiFi actually works? Are you taking it for granted that your Wi-Fi network is secure? Did you know there are readily available tools that allow hackers to crack Wi-Fi network passwords?

In cybersecurity, it’s imperative that you can answer these questions. In this 101 workshop, you’ll gain an understanding of how WiFi works and dive into the strategies used to keep WiFi networks secure from malicious hackers—or nosy neighbors who might take advantage of your lack of security.

After attending this workshop, you will understand:

  • The basics of WiFi
  • Encryption standards
  • Types of Wi-Fi attacks and mitigation strategies
  • How hackers use Kali Linux to crack a WiFi network’s password

Who should attend:

  • Cybersecurity beginners, students, hobbyists and the cyber-curious
  • Anyone interested in how WiFi networks are hacked and how to prevent it
  • No previous networking or cybersecurity experience required


SecureSet, a Flatiron School, is a cybersecurity bootcamp where you can learn to hack in as little as 12 weeks. Our 480-hour immersive Cybersecurity Analytics (HUNT) program is your direct path to a career as a tier 1+ SOC analyst, threat intel analyst, security analyst, or compliance analyst. Our 800 hour immersive Cybersecurity Engineering (CORE) program is designed to help you develop the skills you need for a career as a tier 1+ security engineer, technical analyst, penetration tester or consultant.

Organizer Info:

SecureSet Academy