CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q170

An access point has been configured for AES encryption but a client is unable to connect to it. Which of the following should be configured on the client to fix this issue?

A. WEP
B. CCMP
C. TKIP
D. RC4

Correct Answer: B
Section: Network Security

Explanation:
CCMP is an encryption protocol designed for Wireless LAN products that implement the standards of the IEEE 802.11i amendment to the original IEEE 802.11 standard. CCMP is an enhanced data cryptographic encapsulation mechanism designed for data confidentiality and based upon the Counter Mode with CBC-MAC (CCM) of the AES standard.

Incorrect Answers:
A: WEP is based on RC4, and does not use AES.
C: TKIP is a basis for WPA.
D: RC4 is the basis of WEP.

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CCMP
Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 59, 60