Trusted Computing Architecture for Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) Optimization

  • Swati Sukhija
  • Shilpi Gupta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 150)


The Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) is the most secured and recommended protocol for wireless networks today. WPA2 addressed the vulnerabilities of previous protocols wired equivalent privacy (WEP) and Wi-Fi protected access (WPA). WPA2 implemented block cipher AES to provide stronger encryption but it is still vulnerable to various attacks due to transmission of unencrypted management and control frames and group key sharing among peers connected to wireless network. With the rapid popularity of wireless networks, secure transmission of data is extremely essential. The solution for WPA2 shortcomings has been proposed and implemented in this paper and thus, provides protection to wireless networks from several attacks.


Advanced encryption standard (AES) Extensible authentication protocol (EAP) Robust security network (RSN) Wi-Fi protected access 2 (WPA2) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringAmity UniversityNoidaIndia

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