Security problems in 802.11 wireless networks standard due to the inefficiency of wired equivalent privacy protocol.

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Due to the rapid growth of wireless networking, the fallible security issues of the 802.11 standard have come under close scrutiny. Nowadays most of the organizations are eager to setup wireless local area networks to reduce the hassles of limited mobility provided by conventional wired network. There are serious security issues that need to be sorted out before everyone is willing to transmit valuable corporate information on a wireless network. This report documents the inherent flaws in wired equivalent privacy protocol used by the 802.11 standard and the ensuing security breaches that can occur to a wireless network due to ... continued below

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Samanthapudi, Varma May 2003.

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Due to the rapid growth of wireless networking, the fallible security issues of the 802.11 standard have come under close scrutiny. Nowadays most of the organizations are eager to setup wireless local area networks to reduce the hassles of limited mobility provided by conventional wired network. There are serious security issues that need to be sorted out before everyone is willing to transmit valuable corporate information on a wireless network. This report documents the inherent flaws in wired equivalent privacy protocol used by the 802.11 standard and the ensuing security breaches that can occur to a wireless network due to these flaws. The solutions suggested in this report might not actually make the 802.11 standard secure, but will surely help in the lead up to a secure wireless network standard.

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Samanthapudi, Varma. Security problems in 802.11 wireless networks standard due to the inefficiency of wired equivalent privacy protocol., thesis, May 2003; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4182/: accessed January 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .