Wireless MAC has security standards covered

Tuesday, 18 March 2003, 3:56 AM EST

In addition to support for both 64 and 128bit data encryption using the WEP (wired equivalent privacy) algorithm, which is part of the original IEEE802.11 standard, the SiS160 driver will also offer support for the latest 802.1x security standards, including TKIP (temporal key integrity protocol) and WPA (Wi-Fi protected access).

Although important for the protection of all wireless networks - whether in the home or workplace - enhanced security is essential for corporate networks as WLAN penetration increases.

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