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What should we do in practice to mitigate vulnerabilities in WPA3?

WPA3 for Wi-Fi systems is generally acknowledged to be more secure than WPA2. For example, it introduces SAE with the Dragonfly handshake, in an attempt to close the door on the kind of brute force ...
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WPA3 technical doubts(2)

This is the second post regarding wpa3 technical doubts that came up when I was trying to understand the principles behind this new wifi security protocol. I am new to cybersecurity and being self ...
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Will the new WPA3 protocol make it impossible to hack WIFI Password? [closed]

Like I asked in the thread title; Will the new WPA3 protocol make it impossible to hack a WIFI's password using tools like aircrack-ng?
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Does WPA3 OWE mean the return of Evil Twins?

When WPA3 has a reasonable level of market penetration, one of its key selling points is Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE). In other words, a Starbucks can have a network without a password, and ...
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WPA3 technical doubts(1)

WPA3 uses AES-128 for message encryption in Personal and 192 bits in Enterprise. Thus the secret of communication is kept using this symmetric encryption protocol. As I have understood, security ...
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WPA technical doubts (3)

This is the third post about the set of doubts that came up when I tried to understand WPA3. I am new to this world of cyber-security so every bit of help is welcome! Someone told me that in WPA2 ...
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WPA3-Personal and traffic privacy

It is well known that (malicious) endpoints in a Wi-Fi network password-protected by WPA2-Personal can sniff all clear traffic to/from any other endpoint, if they can also capture the 4-way handshake ...
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WPA3 announced. Really needed?

It seems Wi-Fi Alliance announced WPA3 for the end of 2018. Anybody knows exactly what is new? features, security improvements, etc... Is it because of Krack attack? I thought patching WPA2 is enough....
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WiFi security in 2018

On my wireless network I have implemented WPA2 protocol with AES encryption. Last year there was several warnings that WPA2 is broken, hacked. Now there are announcements that WPA3 is comming in 2018. ...
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Why is WPA3 using 192-bit encryption?

Why is WPA3 going to be using 192-bit encryption and not 256-bit in the security suite?