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Configuring Security Parameters in Small Devices

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Author Steve Hanna
Last updated 2002-01-11
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Before a device is installed into a secure network, certain security parameters (such as keys) must be configured. This document describes several techniques for establishing these parameters and analyzes their advantages and disadvantages, considering especially their suitability for inexpensive devices and inexperienced operators.


Steve Hanna

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