[unisog] A question regarding pppoe on wireless

Frank Bulk frnkblk at iname.com
Wed Jul 5 05:25:24 GMT 2006


Yes, that's exactly right.

But then I see some SOHO APs, when configured in WPA2-PSK mode, allowing the
user to choose between TKIP or AES for the encryption type.  That's OK with
the spec, but it's confusing to the average WLAN user who mentally
associates TKIP with WPA and not with AES.

Frank 

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frank Bulk" <frnkblk at iname.com>
To: "'fooler'" <fooler at skyinet.net>; "UNIversity Security Operations Group" 
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Subject: RE: [unisog] A question regarding pppoe on wireless


> fooler:
>
> WPA and WPA2-Enterprise do not have PSKs, but TKs (Temporal Keys).

oopss sorry for that :->

wpa and wpa2 enterprise are both using ieee 802.1x/eap for authentication 
while for personal mode are both using PSK...

either enterprise or personal mode... wpa is using tkip/mic while wpa2 is 
using aes-ccmp for encryption...

fooler. 




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