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Chapter 5: Setting up the Wireless-G Broadband Router
Using the Setup Wizard
Wireless-G Broadband Router
3. Select the method of security you want to use: WPA-PSK (also called WPA-Personal), WEP (64-Bit), or WEP
(128-Bit). WPA stands for Wi-Fi Protected Access, and WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy. WPA is a
stronger security method than WEP. Proceed to the appropriate section for your security method.
If you want to use WPA-RADIUS (also called WPA-Enterprise), then you should select Disabled and use the
Router’s Web-based Utility to configure your wireless security settings. Click the Next button and proceed to
step 4.
If you do not want to use any wireless security method, select Disabled and then click the Next button.
Proceed to step 4.
WPA-PSK offers two encryption methods, TKIP and AES, with dynamic encryption keys. Select TKIP or AES
for encryption. Then enter a Passphrase that is 8-32 characters in length.
Encryption - Select the type of algorithm you want to use, TKIP or AES, from the Encryption drop-down
Passphrase - Enter a Passphrase, also called a pre-shared key, of 8-32 characters in the Passphrase field.
The longer and more complex your Passphrase is, the more secure your network will be.
Click the Next button to continue or the Back button to return to the previous screen.
radius (remote authentication dial-in user service): a
protocol that uses an authentication server to control
network access.
wep (wired equivalent privacy): a method of
encrypting network data transmitted on a
wireless network for greater security.
wpa (wi-fi protected access: a wireless security
protocol using TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol)
encryption, which can be used in conjunction with a
RADIUS server.
encryption: encoding data transmitted in a network.
Figure 5-29: Setup Wizard’s Wireless Security -
WPA-PSK Screen