High Assurance Approach for Security at the Ethernet MAC layer/center>


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The state-of-the-art in WiFi security involves MAC-level security (802.1AE) and applying MILS architecture to the problem. MACsec is actually an Ethernet technology that basically does for Ethernet frames what IPSec did for IP packets. It's mainly designed to protect against internal threats or threats that attack the MAC layer. One group used a variant of this for wireless connections.

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Written On: 6 May 2010
Published On: 6 May 2010
Author: Nick P


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