Sunday, January 15, 2012

Securing Your Home Wi-Fi Network


Wi-Fi networks (sometimes called by their technical name 802.11) allow people to wirelessly connect devices to the Internet, such as smartphones, gaming consoles, tablets, and laptops.  Because Wi-Fi networks are simple to setup, many people install their own Wi-Fi networks at home.  

However, many home Wi-Fi networks are configured insecurely, allowing strangers or unauthorized people to
easily access your home network or anonymously abuse your Internet connection. To ensure you have a safe and secure home Wi-Fi network, here are a few simple steps you should take.

Read the article by SANS Institute @ http://www.securingthehuman.org/newsletters/ouch/issues/OUCH-201201_en.pdf

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