Robust Security Network Association

Robust Security Network Association definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): RSNA

Definition(s): A security relationship based on the IEEE 802.11i 4-Way Handshake that allows for the protection of data frames and provides enhanced security over the now-antiquated WEP.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-97

A logical connection between communicating IEEE 802.11 entities established through the IEEE 802.11i key management scheme, also known as the four-way handshake.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-48 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary