Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 02/04/2000 10:23:50
Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> WEP keys are painful to change -- every node in the wireless LAN has
> to have the same key loaded into it -- so chances are they won't be
> changed often, if ever.
Actually, you can set up to 4 decryption keys in the lucent card, and
select which is used for transmit. This allows, from what I can tell:
o rotating keys. Every month or so, remove one and replace
it. The net effect is that a key is used at most 4 months.
o give one key to one group, another to a second, and a third
to a third. If one is compromised, the other keys are still
However, I agree with your analysis. Scary that this is passed of as