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WTLS

WTLS

(Wireless Transport Layer Security) The security services in the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP). WTLS is based on TLS, the landline version that is widely used on the Internet. WTLS encrypts messages between the mobile WAP client and the gateway (the base station), which decrypts the WTLS and re-encrypts it using SSL before sending it to its destination. See TLS and WAP.
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Still, WTLS only works if both sides of a WAP conversation (proxy server and WAP phone) have it installed.
The incompatibility between WTLS and SSL makes the system vulnerable.
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Under the agreement the companies will embed Diversinet's WTLS root certificate, which is compliant with the WAP Forum's Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) specification, into Openwave's UP.
Features will include encryption above the WTLS protocol level at the application layer to make the system 'wireless provider independent' and an ability for either the telco or the bank/e-commerce provider to locate and administer the WAP server to avoid security risks.