Tech moves fast! Stay ahead of the curve with Techopedia!
Join nearly 200,000 subscribers who receive actionable tech insights from Techopedia.
Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key (WPA-PSK) is a security mechanism used to authenticate and validate users on a wireless LAN (WLAN) or Wi-Fi connection. It is a variation of the WPA security protocol.
WPA-PSK is also known as WPA2-PSK or WPA Personal.
WPA-PSK does not require an authentication server and manual user configuration. Thus, it is considered simpler and leaner than WPA Enterprise, a WPA variant.