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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Another common security protocol is the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), but it is becoming obsolete.
You can generate a custom Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) key for your wireless network based on your own pass phrase or other input.
lt;p>First, advice to retailers: Try to use the standards ratification to justify upgrading old bar code scanners running Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA).
Set your network to use Wired Equivalent Privacy or even stronger Wi-Fi Protected Access encryption, which encodes every transmission on the network, making it harder for hackers to "sniff" the data as it goes by.
The SMCWPS-G supports 64/128-bit Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and works with WPA- or WPA2-secured wireless networks to prevent unauthorized users from accessing the network over a wireless connection.
According to iBAHN, WPA tackles the weakness of Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), adding user authentication and ensuring the wireless connection is secure for all users, including those without virtual private network (VPN) solutions.
11 wireless LANs, the media access control (MAC) layer, the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) protocol, management operations, the physical layers, and driver installation on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
The router supports two encryption protocols, Wireless Protected Access (WPA) and the older, less secure Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP).
The wireless network's encryption has been upgraded from Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) to WiFi Protected Access (WPA).
Many more are likely to have been using wired equivalent privacy (WEP), the bare minimum encryption for wireless networks that was cracked in 2001.
Wireless LAN Security embedded in the TJ 855 integrates multiple layers of security, including Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and 802.
Wired equivalent privacy (WEP) aims to provide security by encrypting data over radio waves so that it is protected during transmission.