WPA2(AES+TKIP) more secure than WPA(TKIP only)?

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Does allowing TKIP encryption for WPA2 (as opposed to AES only)  
effectively "downgrade" its security to that of WPA (using TKIP only)? I  
have a device on my private, WPA-configured WiFi network that doesn't  
support AES but *will* work with WPA2 providing I configure it (the  
router) with "AES+TKIP"; is there any benefit to moving to WPA2 with  
AES+TKIP support? Thanks for any comments...

Re: WPA2(AES+TKIP) more secure than WPA(TKIP only)?
On Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 1:49:50 PM UTC-7, BakersT wrote:
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If you configure your SSID for TKIP+AES rather than AES only, this means
that the group cipher will be the less secure TKIP rather than AES-CCMP.
So theoretically your broadcast/multicast traffic would be less secure.
(Not that I would stay up nights worrying about it.)

Aaron

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