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Wired Equivalent Privacy DEFINITION: Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a security protocol, specified in the IEEE Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) standard, 802.11b, that is designed to provide a wireless local area network (WLAN) with a level of security and privacy comparable to what is usually expected of a wired LAN. A wired local area network (LAN) is generally protected by physical security mechanisms (controlled access to a building,
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Several known vulnerabilities and attack tools have compromised Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), making it unsuitable for secure WLAN implementations without additional layers of security. This white paper describes a WEP Cloaking solution.
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