Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key (WPA-PSK)
Definition - What does Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key (WPA-PSK) mean?
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.
Techopedia explains Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key (WPA-PSK)
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.
- Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
- Information Security (IS)
- Wireless Local Area Network Security (WLAN Security)
- Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP)
- Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
- Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
- Wi-Fi Protected Access-Enterprise (WPA Enterprise)
- Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2)
- Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
- Counter Mode Cipher Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol (CCMP)
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