WEP key


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WEP key

A password chosen for the Wired Equivalent Privacy security protocol. See WEP.
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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.
1x, WEP key encryption, power-over-Ethernet functionality, and RADIUS client accounting and authentication.
They must also have the same WEP key defined, if WEP is enabled.
Meetinghouse's AEGIS Client/Server solution addresses weaknesses in WEP (Wired Equivalency Protocol) allowing dynamic modification of the WEP key while supporting legacy, non-EAP, authentication methods such as PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, and MS-CHAP V2 through the authentication tunnel.
Once a hacker has captured the WEP key, along with the data identifying a user's network, he can "zero in" on the wireless network -- even from miles away -- to eavesdrop on the user without ever being detected.
1x security standard, which covers two distinct areas: network access restriction through the use of authentication, and data integrity through WEP key rotation.