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Recommendation for EAP Methods Used in Wireless Network Access Authentication



Lidong Chen, Katrin Hoeper


This Recommendation specifies security requirements for authentication methods with key establishment supported by the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) defined in IETF RFC 3748 for wireless access authentications to federal networks.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-120
Report Number


EAP methods, authentication, key establishment


Chen, L. and Hoeper, K. (2009), Recommendation for EAP Methods Used in Wireless Network Access Authentication, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 16, 2024)


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Created September 17, 2009, Updated November 10, 2018