What is a WPA?

What is a WPA?

WPA (Wi-Fi protected access) is a Wi-Fi security technology developed in response to the weaknesses of WEP (wired equivalent privacy). It improves upon WEP’s authentication and encryption features.

What was the Works Progress Administration (WPA)?

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was an ambitious employment and infrastructure program created by President Roosevelt in 1935, during the bleakest years of the Great Depression. Over its…

When did the WPA start and end?

President Roosevelt created the WPA on May 6, 1935 with Executive Order No. 7034, under authority of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935. Harry Hopkins was the first (and most well-remembered) administrator of the WPA, serving from July 1935 through December 1938 [1].

What is WPA3 (Wifi Protected Access)?

WPA, short for WiFi Protected Access, is a WiFi security standard that is used to secure computer wireless networks. WPA2 (WiFi Protected Access 2) and WPA3 (WiFi Protected Access 3) are two advanced versions of WPA.

What is the difference between WPA and WPA PSK?

WPA-PSK (WPA pre-shared key) is a variation of WPA designed for use on home networks. It’s a simplified but still powerful form of WPA. Similar to WEP, a static key or passphrase is set, but WPA-PSK uses TKIP.

What were some criticisms of the WPA?

Some politicians criticized the WPA for its inefficiencies. WPA construction projects sometimes ran three to four times the cost of private work. Some of this was intentional. The WPA avoided cost-saving technologies and machinery in order to hire more workers.

Who was involved in the WPA art movement?

In addition to Pollock, the WPA employed a number of other abstract and experimental artists that would go on to form the New York School, an avant-garde art movement of the 1950s and 1960s. That group included renowned artists such as Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Lee Krasner.

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