WiFi Security - WiFi Security 802.11i This is the basic...

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WiFi Security 802.11i This is the basic wireless security standard. While 802.11i provides some security, it's cryptographically weak, so most companies require additional security. However, many individuals, despite warnings in computer columns and consumer-oriented technology publications, use this if they use any security at all. 802.1x This is a higher-level security standard than 802.11i and, like it, underlies the other 802.11 standards. This provides high-level authentication and security on the wireless networks, as well as access control. However, there are still some unsettled issues with this standard, so the IEEE has yet to ratify it. WiFi Encryption Standards WEP, or Wired Equivalent Privacy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a scheme to secure wireless networks ( WiFi ). Because a wireless network broadcasts messages using radio , it is particularly susceptible to eavesdropping. WEP was intended to provide comparable confidentiality to a traditional wired network , hence the name. Several serious weaknesses were identified by cryptanalysts , and WEP was superseded by Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) in 2003 , and then by the full IEEE 802.11i
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  • Fall '09
  • Prof.DaronAcemoglu
  • Wired Equivalent Privacy, WEP, WEP security

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