EnhancedWEP : An efficient solution to WEP threats

Hassan, H.R. and Challal, Y. (2005) EnhancedWEP : An efficient solution to WEP threats. In: UNSPECIFIED. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WOCN.2005.1436095

Abstract

Security is a strong requirement for effective deployment of business wireless communication applications. Therefore, many proposals dealt with security holes in wired equivalent privacy protocol (WEP). In this paper, we analyze WEP security holes and we propose an improvement over WEP which achieves, in addition to its security goals, another security service which is replay detection. Our premise is to permit deploying an efficient security mechanism on wireless networks, without reconsidering all the security architecture. Contrary to the standards WPA proposed by the Wi-Fi Alliance and IEEE 802.11 proposed by the task group I of IEEE 802.11, our solution requires neither hardware add-on nor replacement, but merely software updates.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Security Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:03
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2012 11:09
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14355 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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