Secure wireless LAN device and associated methods

  • US 7,440,572 B2
  • Filed: 01/16/2001
  • Issued: 10/21/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/16/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A secure wireless local area network (LAN) device comprising:

  • a housing;

    a wireless transceiver carried by said housing;

    a medium access controller (MAC) carried by said housing; and

    a cryptography circuit carried by said housing and connected to said MAC and said wireless transceiver for encrypting both address and data information for transmission by at least adding a plurality of encrypting bits to both the address and the data information, and for decrypting both the address and the data information upon reception.

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