International Journal of Computer Technology and Applications
This paper is a brief survey of IEEE 802.11i based WPA2 or Wi-Fi protected Mode protocol popularly called as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Mode Protocol. In this paper, the authors tried their best to include all possible information about WPA from trusted sources in a very precise manner. Apart from the above the paper also explores wireless networking standards in brief so that one can become familiar with the concept thoroughly. It also briefs out the IEEE 802.11x standards. Some part of the paper is dedicated in briefing out the technologies supporting WPA and it's sister concern.