The CWNP (Certified Wireless Network Professional) program, founded in 1999, offers proctored certification exams and materials focused on 802.11 wireless networking technologies.
CWNP’s first certification exam, CWNA (Certified Wireless Network Associate), was made available in July of 2001 though Prometric Testing centers in North America.
CWNP now has six different certifications in four different levels.
- Entry level – CWTS: Certified Wireless Technology Specialist
- Administrator level – CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator
- Professional level – CWSP: Certified Wireless Security Professional
- Professional level – CWDP: Certified Wireless Design Professional
- Professional level – CWAP: Certified Wireless Analysis Professional
- Expert level – CWNE: Certified Wireless Network Expert (Twitter IDs of CWNEs)
CWNP Conference 2014
CWNP is celebrating 15 years of wireless by holding a 3-day conference in the fall of 2014. A quick overview of the conference is below.
When: September 22-24, 2014
Where: Embassy Suites Raleigh – Durham Airport/Brier Creek
Schedule: 3 Days, 12+ Speakers, 10 Sessions
I’ll be attending the conference and speaking on day two about wireless performance testing.
If you are interested in learning more about the conference or attending check out the CWNP Conference site.