Did you see the WPS game last night?

Published on January 31st, 2013 at 8:00 am



What is WPS?

A) A type of wireless encryption

B) A method of prioritizing traffic flows

C) A protocol for automating IP addressing

D) A method of connecting new devices to a wireless network

E) A professional sports league


The answer: D) A method of connecting new devices to a wireless network

Wi-Fi Protected Setup was an attempt to remove the complexity of encryption technologies, but it ultimately was found to be an enormous security issue. You should always disable WPS on your wireless device.

Want to know more? Watch “Configuring a SOHO Wireless Router.”

Our SOHO routers include a myriad of settings, configuration options, and network selections. In this video, you’ll learn about options like MAC address filtering, wireless encryption options, port forwarding and port triggering, SSID, IP address management, DMZ ports, WPS, and quality of service configurations.

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