WEP

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Wi-FiShort for Wireless Equivalent Privacy, WEP is an encryption protocol defined in the 802.11b standard and introduced in September 1999 that helps protect a wireless network. WEP was later replaced by WPA, is an improved encryption standard introduced with 802.11i.

IEEE 802.11, Network terms, Secure connection, Security terms, SSID, WAN, WPA, Wi-Fi