GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

Chipsets for Access Points and Mobile Devices Support the Wi-Fi Alliance's Third Generation of Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3) Designed for Enhanced Security in Public and Private Networks

Dubai, United arab Emirates, May 16, 2018:  Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced that the industry's newest Wi-Fi security protections will, moving forward, be applied across the Company's portfolio of mobile and networking infrastructure products.

Qualcomm Technologies will support the Wi-Fi Alliance's third generation security suite, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3), their latest and most secure protocol that provides robust protection of user passwords and stronger privacy in both public and private Wi-Fi networks.

Qualcomm Technologies is demonstrating its industry leadership by announcing implementation of these advanced security features, including the recently launched 2x2 802.11ax-ready solution for client devices, the WCN3998, and IPQ807x AP platform.  

As the number of security threats and vulnerabilities continues to grow, consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about the level of sophistication and potential impact.

The recent KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) vulnerability bypassed the WPA2 network security protocol and put Wi-Fi users at risk, allowing potential attackers to access unencrypted network traffic and possibly steal sensitive information.

By aggressively closing known security holes and implementing WPA3 across its portfolio of mobile and networking infrastructure products, Qualcomm Technologies is ensuring its products support the newest security standard available.

The addition of robust WPA3 encryption in Qualcomm Technologies' portfolio of mobile and networking infrastructure products is designed to provide a more seamless on-boarding experience of Wi-Fi devices and more secure wireless access, even when user Wi-Fi passwords fall short of common complexity recommendations.

Users will also be able to enjoy data privacy protections when using devices in public or open hotspots provided by Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE), which has the ease of use of open networks but provides more protection than the common usage of WPA2 with an openly shared password.

In addition, enhanced cryptography is designed to ensure strong security protections for networking technology used in government, medical and financial networks.  

“At Qualcomm Technologies, we're committed to working closely with industry bodies like the Wi-Fi Alliance to develop security standards to best protect data traffic across networks and devices, especially as security threats and attacks continue to become increasingly sophisticated,” said Rahul Patel, senior vice president and general manager, connectivity, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

“By adopting the latest in encryption technology to protect Wi-Fi connected products from security attacks, Qualcomm Technologies helps customers build products that not only deliver the industry's latest technologies to the market, but adopt the most advanced security standard available.” 

Qualcomm Technologies expects to incorporate WPA3 security features into chipsets in summer 2018 for mobile devices beginning with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform and on all Wi-Fi networking infrastructure products. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3703 times
Posted on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : du Encourages People to Keep on Giving this Ramadan with its Mawaed al Rahman Initiative
Next Story : Etisalat Launches First Commercial 5G Network in the MENA
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Mouawad Acquires The 51.38 Carat Dynasty Diamond From ALROSA
Panasonic's latest LUMIX DMC-TZ220 is the Ultimate Travel Companion
Summer Spirit
Introducing the GUESS Jeans Fall 2018 Collection
Instantly Refreshed Hair with HASK
Build Your Perfect Skincare Routine with Essentials from Glambeaute.com
Joyalukkas brings joy to hundreds around the world with summer gold bar giveaway
How to choose the right mascara
Cerruti 1881 MOLVENO timepiece and cufflinks
Kaya Skin Clinic's Expertise is pushing the Boundaries of Botox
Tissot Chrono XL NBA Team Collection Sporty Gets Smart
Hour Choice presents Coach Astor Collection
Transform your look with the ‘Perfect Brows'
Creating #futureclassic: Swatch Launches Skin Irony Collection
Joyalukkas adds a new destination for jewellery lovers in Al-Balad, Jeddah, KSA
Head to Modhesh World for Summer Fun Before the School Run
Delicious Whole Cakes at Sophie's Café from AED99
Carl F. Bucherer Presents Adamavi Collection
13 Emirati Authors Launched into the Portuguese Book Market
Never Run Out of Space for Those Joyful Summer Holiday Memories With Western Digital
Favourite florals: Bloom with our top floral picks from bebe
Business Wear by Hugo Boss
Ferrari introduces the world's first low-bake paint technology
The new Rado HyperChrome Chronograph in bronze and high-tech ceramic
Scuderia Ferrari presents ASPIRE collection
“The world is thirsty for an Arab superhero"
Carl F. Bucherer's Global Brand Ambassador Li Bingbing and Her Carl F. Bucherer ...
The Marriott International cyclist team completes 600km R2A cycle challenge
Joyalukkas opens newest showroom in Kuwait at Farwaniya
New Addition to the HUAWEI Nova 3 Series: On-trend and fashionable HUAWEI nova 3...
Calligraphy, etching and Palestinian embroidery: Learn it all at Tashkeel this S...
Nazih Introduces New Dr. Renaud Skincare Range
Big Android Breakthrough: Huawei's power packed GPU Turbo upgrade will turn you...
‘The Little Things' That Makes Summer All The More Enjoyable
XTouch Announces the Launch of the Robot Family Range of Rugged Mobile Phones
Let your kids enjoy some dancing at James & Alex Dance Studios
MEFMA reaffirms commitment to promote entrepreneurship & innovation across local...
The 2nd Edition of the Phanes Group Solar Incubator set to kick off 7th August 2018
du LaLiga HPC Top Talents Arrive in Spain for 21-day Annual Scouting Camp
Picking the Perfect Coffee Table with Home and Soul Dubai
Hilton Launches New Platform Dedicated to Offering Guests Bespoke, Unforgettable...
Danube Properties' Dh550 million Lawnz project at International City, sold out i...
VIP Golf Austin Offers Golf Packages For the Avid Tourist
Traditional Thali Indulgence at Antique Bazaar
Celebrate India's Independence Day with Sparkles of India
Dubai Judicial Institute collaborates with Union Coop to support the 7th Dubai J...
Advanced Treatment to Tackle Orthopaedic Issues in Adults Take Center Stage at C...
FREE DANCE WEEK is back at James & Alex Dance Studios
Dubai Tourism Publishes ‘12 Steps Towards Sustainability' Manual to Guide Hotels...
Fitness in DXB to Launch ‘the Pursuit of Happiness' Evening for Yoga and Inspiration