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Chapter 12. Security > Wireless Encryption

Wireless Encryption

Wireless encryption can help make your network safer by scrambling data sent by your wireless network adapter so other wireless network users won't accidentally or purposefully connect to your network.

WEP (wired equivalency privacy) is used on wireless networks to secure data. You choose a string of text, called a key, that is combined with the data sent over your network to make it indecipherable to anyone who does not have the key.


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