Companies team to enable push-button security in WiFi nets

Thursday, 6 January 2005, 10:07 AM EST

Broadcom has teamed up with Linksys and Hewlett-Packard to bring push-button security capabilities to WiFi networks.

Broadcom made a move earlier this year to ease the implementation of Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) capabilities in WLAN networks through the release of its SecureEasySetup software package in May of 2004. Using a wizard on a PC, the software registered a user's PC on the network and installed WPA keys at both ends of the connection.

By Robert Keenan at CommsDesign.

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