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Wi-Fi security do's and don'ts Print E-mail
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Source: Computer World AU - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Wireless Security Wi-Fi is inherently susceptible to hacking and eavesdropping, but it can be secure if you use the right security measures. Unfortunately, the Web is full of outdated advice and myths. But here are some do's and don'ts of Wi-Fi security, addressing some of these myths. 1. Don't use WEP

WEP (wired equivalent privacy) security is long dead. Its underlying encryption can be broken quickly and easily by the most inexperienced of hackers. Thus you shouldn't use WEP at all. If you are, immediately upgrade to WPA2 (Wi-Fi protected access) with 802.1X authentication 802.11i. If you have legacy clients or access points that don't support WPA2, try firmware upgrades or simply replace the equipment.

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