Professor, name that tune.

November 15, 2012



Which wireless encryption standard uses AES-based encryption?

A) 802.1X

B) TKIP

C) WEP

D) WPA2

E) I can hack that network in four notes


The answer: D) WPA2

With the creation of WPA2, a new AES-based encryption method called CCMP (Counter Cipher Mode with Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol) was created to replace the older TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) used by WEP and WPA.

Want to know more? Watch “Wireless Networking.”

Wireless networks have numerous standards and communication methods, and there are extensive wireless configuration options. In this video, you’ll learn about all of the 802.11 wireless standards, the wireless encryption methods, and some of the most common wireless configuration options.

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