Here is the basic rating from best to worst of the modern WiFi security methods available on modern routers:



WPA + TKIP/AES (TKIP is there as a fallback method)


WEP — >Open Network (no security at all)

The best way to go is to deactivate Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and set the router to WPA2 +AES. As you go down the list, you are getting less security for your network.

Purpose Both WPA and WPA2 are supposed to secure wireless Internet networks from unauthorized access. If you leave your router with…

Aditya Kumar

I am Student Currently Pursuing Master Certificate in Offensive Cybersecurity (Red Team) by HackerU and Jigsaw Academy. I have Completed my B.Sc IT.

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