CABA Information Series

IS-2009-112: When Corporate Network Safety Starts at Employees' Homes - Protecting Your Network from Home Wireless Hackers

This brochure from WatchGuard Technologies explains techniques for making WiFi connections more secure.  These methods involve programming the access point to suppress the SSID broadcast and encrypt the data.  Further techniques include installing a proxy-based firewall, using strong passwords, avoiding malicious web sites, preventing connections to a bogus access point, allowing only known computers on the WiFi network, and using IPsec-based VPN for accessing a corporate network.























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