What type of security does Portal use? Portal Team Updated June 18, 2017 16:44 Follow Portal uses WPA2-PSK-AES security by default. It's one of the most secure forms of encryption currently available. Portal also supports the older WPA standard. WPA2 is backward compatible with WPA. Related articles Is WPS supported on the Portal? Should I use unified network name (or SSID)? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.