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Types of WPA2 Authentication

Wireless encryption standards have developed to account for shifting network needs, emerging security threats, and discovered flaws in older encryption methods. WPA2-PSK/Personal and WPA2-ENT are the two variants of the WPA2 protocol that are in use today and provide different levels of security. WPA2 Enterprise uses IEEE 802.1X to deliver enterprise-grade authentication, and it was…

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802.1X Authentication With EAP-MD5 Is Insecure

In November 2022, the French data protection authority (CNIL) announced that it had issued a fine of over $600,000 against a French energy company (EDF). The findings stated that the energy company failed to handle customers’ data reliably. The regulator also found that user credentials were stored and protected with an MD5 hash declared cryptographically…

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Context-Aware Authentication with Cloud Radius

Forrester, an analyst firm’s report, suggests 80% of data breaches occur due to weak credentials. There were simpler days when data on a network was believed to be safe, but it is not so in the present. The stakes are higher now with more and more threat factors and Layer 2 attacks. Organizations are constantly…

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IEEE 802.1X Authentication methods comparison

There were almost 1800 significant security breaches in 2021 as per a news report by CNET and this number only rose during 2022, making network security a critical requirement for enterprises. From personal information to infrastructure to key data, everything is vulnerable to cyber-attacks and data compromise. Secure, fool-proof, and seamless authentication of end users…

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