First 'WiFi Protected' Products Certified

Vendors demonstrated the first products to use a new, simpler standard for configuring home WiFi security at the CES conference today in Las Vegas.

The WiFi Alliance announced that it has certified the first 10 wireless products under its WiFi Protected Setup guidelines, a set of standards designed to help home users configure security into their WiFi networks more easily.

"WiFi Protected Setup reduces by half the number of user steps required to set up a network, enabling WiFi to be more easily installed across a range of consumer devices," says Frank Hanzlik, managing director of the WiFi Alliance."

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