WEP key


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WEP key

A password chosen for the Wired Equivalent Privacy security protocol. See WEP.
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It's possible behind to use open key authentication that it is completely secure and doesn't expose the WEP key to traffic sniffers.
The WEP/WPA Key Generator supports 64 bit & 128 bit, WEP keys, and 64 bit, 160 bit, 504 bit, WPA keys for maximum security.
However, a network with few users and moderate network usage might take two weeks of packet capture before the WEP key could be obtained.
See the installation instructions provided by your NIC vendor on how to enter your WEP key on each device.
WEP keys are 64 or 128-bit (eight or 16-character) keys used to encrypt data using a public algorithm.
Wavelink's cross-platform WEP key rotation enhancement is well suited for organizations looking for secure connections between their Cisco Aironet wireless LAN infrastructure and legacy handheld devices such as those found in retail and on the factory floor," said Bill Rossi, vice president and general manager, Cisco Wireless Networking Business Unit.
June 2001: Tim Newsham of security company @Stake finds a problem in the algorithm that some vendors use to automatically generate WEP keys.
It must be encrypted using an actively changing encryption protocol, such as the widely adopted WIFI Protected Access (WPA) protocol, which uses the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) to periodically rotate the data encryption WEP key.
Enhanced wireless security: 64/128-Bit WEP Key, WPA, WPA2
Our advice is to ensure you have maximum protection by enabling the security parts of the router, passwords and Wep Key but also have your firewall enabled, anti-virus, anti-spam enabled, but more importantly ensure you have the best anti-spyware installed.
Wireless users are enrolled with two clicks, eliminating the need to manually enter user credentials, security certificates or hexadecimal keys for WEP key management, says Interlink.
1x, WEP key encryption, power-over-Ethernet functionality, and RADIUS client accounting and authentication.