WPA2


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WPA2

(Wi-Fi Protected Access2) A Wi-Fi security protocol. See WPA.
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Apple released patches for macOS and iPhone 8 and older in November with older iPhones reportedly not vulnerable as Apple misimplemented the WPA2 standard.
Likewise, VPN connections - which you should already be using - will continue to protect your corporate data even if your WPA2 connection is compromised.
It's not specific to any specific piece of hardware or device-it's a flaw in the WPA2 standard itself.
Security is also addressed with WPA2. All connections are secured with WPA2-Enterprise, which provides a level of security comparable to that of cellular networks.
Companies with wireless network deployments that use WPA2 Enterprise security with MS-CHAPv2 authentication should also switch to an alternative.
There are several encryption methods for wireless settings, including WEP, WPA (WPA-Personal), and WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access version 2).
If you have to type in a password, and you have a choice between a WEP or WPA/WPA2-type passkey, choose the newer and more secure WPA or WPA2. WEP can easily be cracked, so avoid communicating anything sensitive here, too, if possible.
Other topics discussed include viruses, wireless network encryption with WPA2 and web browser security.
* To maintain a secure connection, the gateway uses the 802.11i (WPA2) standard with 128-bit AES encryption to protect the WLAN data.
A researcher from leading wireless security firm Airtight Networks has uncovered a flaw in the Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) protocol.
It falls far short, however, of WPA2, which requires a form of Advanced Encryption Standard.