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Wireless Networking

Submission + - How To Secure Your Home Wireless Network

An anonymous reader writes: NetworkSystemsDesignline has posted a chapter from the book How To Secure Your Home Wireless Network. Its four-step program to secure your set-up is: Change your router's password; Do not advertise your network (turn off SSID broadcast); Scramble (encrypt) your wireless signal, using WEP or WPA; and Do not use ad-hoc networking. Is wireless-net insecurity overblown? And what techniques have you used to protect your LAN?

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