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January 9, 2018
Wi-Fi Alliance launches WPA3 protocol with better security features than WPA2
CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary:
Today I came across this story from thehackernews.com in first to report WPA3 protocol standard that replaces
the existing WPA2—the network Wi-Fi security protocol that has been around for at least 15 years and widely used by billions of wireless devices every day, including smartphones, laptops, and Internet of things
The new standard of Wi-Fi security, which will be available for both personal and enterprise wireless devices later this year, offers improved security and privacy.
WPA3 protocol strengthens user privacy in open networks through individualized data encryption.
WPA3 protocol will also protect against brute-force dictionary attacks, preventing hackers from making multiple login attempts by using commonly used passwords.
WPA3 protocol also offers simplified security for devices that often have no display for configuring security settings, i.e. IoT devices.
Finally, there will be a 192-bit security suite for protecting WiFi users’ networks with higher security requirements, such as government, defense, and industrial organizations.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has finally announced the long-awaited next generation of the wireless security protocol—Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3). WPA3 will replace the existing WPA2—the network security protocol that has been around for at least 15 years and widely used by billions of wireless devices every day, including smartphones, laptops and Internet of things. However, WPA2 has long been Engaging post, Read More…
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