Which two reasons describe why WEP is a weak protocol? (Choose two.)

IT Questions BankCategory: Cybersecurity EssentialsWhich two reasons describe why WEP is a weak protocol? (Choose two.)

Which two reasons describe why WEP is a weak protocol? (Choose two.)

  • WEP uses the same encryption features as Bluetooth.
  • The key is static and repeats on a congested network.
  • The default settings cannot be modified.
  • Everyone on the network uses a different key.
  • The key is transmitted in clear text.

Explanation: The initialization vector (IV) of WEP is as follows:
Is a 24-bit field, which is too small
Is cleartext and readable
Is static and causes identical key streams to repeat on a busy network

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