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Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 security protocol for protecting wireless devices

Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 security protocol for protecting wireless devices

The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced additional measures to secure wireless devices, following revelations last year about an oversight in the WPA2 specification which left devices vulnerable.

Specific technical details are still scarce, though the benefits of WPA3 include hardened individualized data encryption on open Wi-Fi networks, security protections even when users choose passwords that are not sufficiently complex, and a simplified security management process for devices without screens (or screens large enough to be useful for a given task, imagine difficult to configure IoT gadgets), and the use of 192-bit security suite. Read More