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Chapter 10. WLAN Security > SOHO and Enterprise Security Solutions

10.6. SOHO and Enterprise Security Solutions

The IEEE 802.11i amendment to the standard provided much improvement in the ways wireless LANs can be secured. Enterprise-based wireless LANs are now capable of the most up-to-date security solutions available in the industry. This amendment to the standard introduced what is known as the Robust Secure Network Association (RSNA). In order for wireless LAN equipment to create an RSNA, it must be RSNA capable or 802.11i compliant, which means it will support Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) and it must also support Counter mode with Cipher-block chaining Message authentication code Protocol (CCMP). The Wi-Fi Alliance has released several certifications that pertain to wireless networking: WPA, WPA 2.0, and WPS.


  

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