Guide: Wireless security

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 30 2008 @ 07:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech takes a look at wireless security:
We recently covered methods for securing your home wireless network. That's a great idea, but what if you travel with your notebook strapped to your carcass in a hefty backpack? You might want to access the Internet in an airport, a coffee shop, a library, or anywhere else of the growing hoards of hotspots (places that offer wireless Internet access).

Whether you're cozying up in a nice, comfortable, airline terminal chair, or sitting in on a seminar, your notebook is a valuable tool for communicating with the universe at large, but it's also a repository of data that you don't necessarily wish to share. In this article, we'll share some important tricks that will keep your notebook and its contents safe when you're on the road (or in the air).
Read on over here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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