Monday, June 9, 2008

10 Tips for Wireless Home Network Security

1. Change Default Administrator Passwords

2. Turn on (Compatible) WPA2 / WEP Encryption

3. Change the Default SSID

4. Enable MAC Address Filtering

5. Disable SSID Broadcast

6. Do Not Auto-Connect to Open Wi-Fi Networks

7. Assign Static IP Addresses to Devices

8. Enable Firewalls On Each Computer and the Router

9. Position the Router or Access Point Safely

10. Turn Off the Network During Extended Periods of Non-Use

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