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802.11 WEP: Concepts and Vulnerability

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By Jim Geier The security of a wireless LAN is very important, especially for applications hosting valuable information. For example, networks transmitting credit card numbers for verification or storing sensitive information are definitely candidates for emphasizing security. In these cases and others, proactively safeguard your network against security attacks. WEP (wired equivalent privacy) is 802.11's optional encryption standard implemented in the MAC Layer that most radio network...n


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