By: Steve | June 12, 2014
Increase Security Controls for Wireless Access
The beauty of Wi-Fi is the flexibility and convenience it provides. Unfortunately, because wireless access points are so easy to deploy and get running, sufficient care is often not taken regarding proper security safeguards.
Remember, cyber-criminals, whether they are professionals or high-school hackers, like all criminals, are opportunists. So, if you just do the following three things, you will disable most threats and encourage your attackers to look for other "low hanging fruit."
- Use WPA2 encryption. WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) is an older method of security used to secure wireless networks. WPA/WPA2-Personal (PSK) stands for Wi-Fi Protected Access with a Pre-Shared Key, and was...