Internet enabled wireless devices continue to proliferate and are expected to surpass traditional Internet in the near future. However, data security and privacy remain major concerns in the current generation of wireless connectivity. The wired equivalent privacy (WEP) protocol used within the 802.11 standard has "major security flaws" thus WLANs using the protocol are vulnerable to attacks. We propose a scrambling algorithm that reduces the vulnerability of the WEP. Both the software and hardware implementations of the algorithm reveal at least 10,000 times improvement in security
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Name and Venue of Conference: IEEE 59th Vehicular Technology Conference, Milan, Italy
Conference Organiser: IEEE
Rose publication type: Conference contribution
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- wireless LAN, 802.11, security, WEP
59th Vehicular Technology Conference 2004 (VTC 2004-Spring)
|Duration||1 May 2004 → …|