WPA2 security now mandatory for Wi-Fi certified products

Monday, 13 March 2006, 7:39 PM EST

The Wi-Fi Alliance announced today that the WPA2 security certification program, the second generation of Wi-Fi Protected Access, is now a mandatory feature for all new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products, marking the next step in the evolution of Wi-Fi security. Nearly 600 products have been Wi-Fi CERTIFIED for WPA2 since it was introduced as an optional program in September 2004, building on the existing WPA program.

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