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 Should I use unified network name (or SSID)? Power on your Portal before your modem 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.