What Does Temporal Key Integrity Protocol Mean?
Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) is a wireless network security protocol of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11. TKIP encryption is more robust than Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), which was the first Wi-Fi security protocol.
Techopedia Explains Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
- Boosting encryption strength
- Preventing collision attacks without hardware replacement
- Serving as a WEP code wrapper and also adding per-packet mixing of media access control (MAC) base keys and serial numbers
- Assigning a unique 48-bit sequencing number to each packet
- Utilizing the RC4 stream cipher – 128-bit encryption keys and 64-bit authentication keys