Each of us is the solution to securing your wireless.
Wireless computing is flexible and convenient. Having the ability to move freely while computing provides great opportunities for each of us both in the work environment and at home. However, if you are not careful, it unknowingly provides the same opportunities to others. Your wireless network must be secured properly so that criminals cannot access your files and information or engage in illegal activity on your network while disguised as you.
Secure your home wireless network
Properly securing your home wireless network is critical to securing your information and your reputation. Don’t be an easy victim. Here are some ideas that work together to keep your information and home network safe. The more solutions you apply, the stronger your defense will be.
Be careful computing in Wi-Fi hotspots
When you are on the move and computing in a Wi-Fi hotspot provided in a coffee shop, bookstore, campus, or airport you need to be wary of hackers waiting to access your network or steal your information. Most public wi-fi hotspots do not provide security protection for their users. Here are some ideas to make those hotspots safer. As mentioned in setting up a home wireless network, these ideas work together to build a stronger defense.
For additional information on mobile device safety see: Cyber Security threats using mobile devices.
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Keeping safe using USB Devices
Keeping portable devices safe