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Counter Mode with Cipher Block Chaining Message Authentication Protocol

Acronym(s):
CCMP
Definition(s):

  The second data confidentiality and integrity protocol that may be negotiated as a cipher suite for the protection of user traffic in an RSNA. CCMP is considered the long-term solution for the creation of RSNs for WLANs. It is mandatory for RSN compliance. CCMP requires hardware updates and will require that organizations replace their pre-RSN IEEE 802.11 equipment.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-97

Synonym(s):

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