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OWE: Opportunistic Wireless Encryption

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Warren "Ace" Kumari , Wesley George
Last updated 2016-08-24 (Latest revision 2016-02-21)
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This document describes a method to incrementally increase the security of wireless networks against passive attackers / pervasive monitors through unauthenticated encryption. [ Ed note: Text inside square brackets ([]) is additional background information, answers to frequently asked questions, general musings, etc. They will be removed before publication.] [ This document is being collaborated on in Github at: The most recent version of the document, open issues, etc should all be available here. The authors (gratefully) accept pull requests. ]


Warren "Ace" Kumari
Wesley George

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