a) Imagine you are required to conduct a survey concerning security awareness and competency in relation to Wireless LAN (WLAN) security mechanisms and protocols. In addition, the survey focuses on the Wireless hotspots/WLANs within your residential area.
Therefore, discuss what approach you would to take in order to collect the required information concerning each available Wireless hotspot/WLAN. Also, describe what information you would be looking for to conclude the security awareness and competency of respective Wireless hotspot/WLAN owners. Lastly, discuss the necessary hardware and software tools to conduct the survey.
b) A form of Wireless Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack focuses on the Medium Access Control (MAC) layer. Discuss how this form of attack works and what are the different approaches in which this attack can be carried out. Describe the effect of each approach mentioned (at least 3 different types).