wired equivalent privacy

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wired equivalent privacy

n
(Computer Science) computing a security protocol for wireless LANs, intended to provide a level of privacy comparable to that within a wired network
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The AP-200 offers high levels of wireless security by using 128-bit encryption and ORiNOCO's WEPplus encryption scheme that helps prevent message interception by hackers.
A) today announced WEPplus, a security enhancement for Agere Systems' ORiNOCO(TM) wireless LAN-based networks.
WEPplus is included in the company's new Winter Software release, which is available via a free Internet download, and will be included in all products shipped beginning November 23, 2001.
WEPplus can ensure the integrity of a network against these attacks.
WEPplus is designed for Agere ORiNOCO-branded or OEM-branded Agere Systems' Wi-Fi wireless LAN products.