Temporal Key Integrity Protocol definition in Computer Security terms:
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
reference: CSRC Glossary