Computer Networks – Week #5 Assignment WEP, WPA and WPA2

Computer Networks – Week #5 Assignment WEP, WPA and WPA2

Computer Networks – Week #5 Assignment
WEP, WPA and WPA2
Assignment Parameters
To complete this assignment, restate the prompts in your own words, Number the prompts to separate, then write a short essay answer of one to two paragraphs for each. Remember to also restate information gathered from sources in your own words as much as possible. If material is taken directly from a source, it should be placed between quote marks and the source cited. No more than 20% of a paper or assignment should consist of quoted material.
Prompts
1. Discuss the history and principles behind WEP security.
2. Discuss WPA/WPA2 and other security methods now available. Compare strengths and vulnerabilities.
3. What are some best practices for ensuring security on wireless networks?
You do not need to include a cover page or reference page but do include links to references used. Submit your completed assignment as a Word document, using your GID number in the filename.
Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria
40
Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts
20
Clearly presents well-reasoned ideas and concepts
30
Uses proper mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and APA structure
10
Total
100