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Windows 7: Wireless Security

01 Apr 2013   #1
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 
Wireless Security

Hi Folks,
which is more secure / recommended (1 or 2) for my set up. Only my Laptop connects wirelessly.

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01 Apr 2013   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Quote:
1.WPA2 is the improved version of WPA
2.WPA only supports TKIP encryption while WPA2 supports AES
3.Theoretically, WPA2 is not hackable while WPA is
4.WPA2 requires more processing power than WPA
...
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01 Apr 2013   #3
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Quote:
1.WPA2 is the improved version of WPA
2.WPA only supports TKIP encryption while WPA2 supports AES
3.Theoretically, WPA2 is not hackable while WPA is
4.WPA2 requires more processing power than WPA
...
Thanks for your 2 links.
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01 Apr 2013   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Strongest for home users - WPA2-AES with a random passkey of 13+ chars and a random non visible SSID, also disable WPS, (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)

WPA-802.1x is best but needs dedicated "RADIUS" server for authentication - not for the feint hearted
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01 Apr 2013   #5
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
WPA-802.1x is best but needs dedicated "RADIUS" server for authentication - not for the feint hearted
I have read about it when in router settings.
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