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  Securing AirPort Extreme Networks with WPA
Subject:   Wired EQUIVALENCY, not security
Date:   2004-01-06 09:13:09
From:   csoto
As mentioned by someone else, WEP and WPA only encrypt WIRELESS packets. Once they're on the 'Net, they're back in plaintext.


Wireless encryption is pretty useless. Just let your network move packets around. Encrypt your data at the APPLICATION layer (remember the OSI 7-layer dip?).


Charles

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  • Wired EQUIVALENCY, not security
    2007-01-03 04:09:55  KavithaAmmayappan [View]


    Could you explain at which place the decryption of the packets take place.
    U mentioned that in the air itself. could u explain it more


  • Wired EQUIVALENCY, not security
    2007-01-03 04:10:07  KavithaAmmayappan [View]


    Could you explain at which place the decryption of the packets take place.
    U mentioned that in the air itself. could u explain it more

    Thanks in advance
    Kavitha