pre-shared key

In cryptography, a pre-shared key is a character string (like a password) known by two parties, and used by those parties to identify each other. Pre-shared keys are commonly used for granting access to IPsec VPNs and WiFi networks.

Pre-shared keys are different from regular passwords because they are not normally associated with a specific individual’s credentials.

Victoria Martin

Victoria Martin

Technical Writer & Head Cookbook Chef at Fortinet
Victoria Martin works in Ottawa as part of the FortiOS technical documentation team. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Mount Allison University, after which she attended Humber College's book publishing program, followed by the more practical technical writing program at Algonquin College. She does need glasses but also likes wearing them, since glasses make you look smarter.
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