Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup™: Easing the User Experience for Home and Small Office Wi-Fi® Networks (2014)

Users of home and small office networks need access to the highest available security mechanisms, and they need to be able to make simple additions and changes to the connected equipment without access to a technical support group. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ offers users incomparable ease of use in setting up small Wi-Fi networks that operate at the highest levels of security available in equipment today – with a simple, almost totally automated setup process that can require as little interaction as the push of a button, or tapping two NFC devices together.

Wi-Fi Protected Setup provides an industry-wide mechanism to set up and configure networks for home and small office (SOHO) environments. Wi-Fi Protected Setup enables typical users who possess little understanding of traditional Wi-Fi configuration and security settings to easily configure new wireless networks, to add new devices and to enable security. Products that are Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ for Wi-Fi Protected Setup have been on the market since 2007.

Wi-Fi Alliance has enhanced the Wi-Fi Protected Setup program with new features that improve usability and lead systems to the highest level of security protection available in the equipment in use.

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