Wi-Fi body to simplify security

Monday, 8 January 2007, 3:12 PM EST

The group that certifies Wi-Fi products aims to make more wireless LANs secure by taking some of the work out of locking them down.

The Wi-Fi Alliance is set to announce on Monday at the International Consumer Electronics Show its WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) specification, which lays out an easier process for setting up a secure wireless LAN. The group will also reveal the first devices certified under WPS, though it will take a few more months for consumer products to reach store shelves.

At InfoWorld.

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