WPA3 – New WiFi Standard & Devices Coming Soon . . .

This post will update a previous post about the same topic, but includes the latest info.   WPA3 is a substantial improvement over the current WPA2 ecosphere.

It features 4 Main new or improved functionalities:

  • Privacy on Public WiFi Networks
  • Protection against “Brute Force” attacks
  • Easier connection to “Non-Display” computing devices (aka, Amazon Echo & many similar IoT type of hardware)
  • Higher Security for Gov, Defense and Industrial (& Business) organizations

When will it be available . . . ??  Hardware and software updates slated for release starting in 4q 2018 (although some devices from last half of 2017 are already wpa3 capable — but not activated).

HTG Article re WPA3

MS Rolls Out New OS . . . and it’s 100% Linux (what the hey!???)

More and more change at MS.    They have rejected using the Windows OS code and kernel to run their new “SphereOS” which is designed for IoT MCU’s (internet of things microcontrollers).

Here’s a good video and link to the detailed article:

SphereOS for Iot MCU’s