Wireless Security

  • Alan Holt
  • Chi-Yu Huang
Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)


An overview of the 802.11e amendment is presented in this chapter. We discuss RSNA (robust security network association) as well as pre-RSNA security methods. We cover authentication, encryption and message integrity within 802.11.


Advanced Encryption Standard Initialisation Vector Authentication Server Cyclic Redundancy Check Extensible Authentication Protocol 
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  1. 17.
    IEEE 802.11 WG. IEEE 802.11i Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications. Amendment 6: Medium Access Control (MAC) Security Enhancements, 07 2004. Reference number ISO/IEC 8802-11-2004. Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Holt
    • 1
  • Chi-Yu Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.IP PerformanceBristolUK
  2. 2.Tata Technologies LtdBristolUK

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