What type of security does Portal use? Vinit Modi Updated April 04, 2017 00:14 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 Power on your Portal before your modem Should I use unified network name (or SSID)? Do I keep my existing WiFi network or replace it? What is Bluetooth used for on Portal? Is WPS supported on the Portal? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.