Re: [Homenet-babel-sec] [babel] What's up with HNCP security?

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@toke.dk> Mon, 29 May 2017 10:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Homenet-babel-sec] [babel] What's up with HNCP security?
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Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@irif.fr> writes:

> use a master SSID with a cool protocol to securely negotiate keys with
> individual devices...

Aren't you basically describing "enterprise" (802.1X) WPA here?

> and watch bitterly as nobody adopts your protocol.

Apart from enterprises, universities and anyone who bothers to install
freeradius, you mean? ;)

-Toke