Wireless Security guide

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 11 2006 @ 05:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone has posted Wireless Security - Getting It Right

Wireless local area networks are open to risk not because the systems are incapable but due to incorrect usage. The biggest problem lies with inadequate security standards and with poorly configured devices. For a start, most of the wireless base stations sold by suppliers come with the in-built security Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) protocol turned off. This means that unless you manually reconfigure your wireless access points, your networks will be broadcasting data that is unencrypted.

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