WPA3 to be launched in 2018

With WPA2 being on the market since 15 years already and due to recent hacks over WPA2, WI-FI Alliance has announced WPA3 to be launched in 2018.

What will WPA3 do?

  • Will improve user privacy: when they connect to open Wi-Fi networks by introducing individualized data encryption
  • Will have a higher security standard: 192-bit encryption with is currently used by governments and big companies
  • Focus on IOT devices: with the expansion of IOT and smart devices for sure this will be a challenge in the coming years
  • we will have a new handshake protocol less vulnerable to attacks

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