Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP)

Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): TKIP

Definition(s): TKIP is a cipher suite for enhancing the WEP protocol on pre-RSN hardware without causing significant performance degradation. TKIP is intended as an interim solution for IEEE 802.11 WLANs to address the numerous inadequacies of WEP expeditiously.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-97

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary