Wi-Fi Protected Access


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Wi-Fi Protected Access

(networking, security)
(WPA) A security scheme for wireless networks, developed by the networking industry in response to the shortcomings of Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP). WPA uses Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) encryption and provides built-in authentication, giving security comparable to VPN tunneling with WEP, with the benefit of easier administration and use.

WPA-PSK is a simplified form of WPA.
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Motorola's Secure Access combines zero-touch on-boarding of the widest range of consumer smartphones with flexible authentication methods, including Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) , Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and LinkedIn, while securing the connections with a Wi-Fi Protected Access encryption, which ensures shoppers' connections and transactions are secure.
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Microsoft have announced the availability of a free Microsoft Windows XP download to support Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), a new standards-based wireless network security solution from the Wi-Fi Alliance.
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