Tuesday, September 22, 2009

IEEE Ratifies 802.11w, WLAN Specification

The IEEE has ratified IEEE 802.11w-2009, Standard for Information Technology-Telecommunications and Information Exchange between systems-Local and Metropolitan networks-Specific requirements-Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) specifications: Protected Management Frames Amendment.

This new amendment to the IEEE 802.11 base standard defines that provide enhanced protection for wireless local area networks (WLANs), http://www.ieee.org


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