Security+ Exam Prep Question of the Week

What is the IEEE standard amendment that defines WPA as a standards based alternative to WEP?

  1. 802.11f
  2. 802.11g
  3. 802.11n
  4. 802.11i


The correct answer is 4.

802.11i defined the wireless security standards that replaced WEP. WPA is sometimes referred to as the draft form of 802.11i while the final form is known as WPA-2.

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