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Wi-Fi Protected Access 2

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

WPA2

Definition(s):

  Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) security protocol and certification program developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7621 Rev. 1 under WiFi Protected Access 2

  The approved Wi-Fi Alliance interoperable implementation of the IEEE 802.11i security standard. For federal government use, the implementation must use federal information processing standards (FIPS) approved encryption, such as advanced encryption standard (AES).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] under wi-fi protected access-2 (WPA2)