Wireless Network Defense (Part 2)
By Don Parker
In Part I of this article series on WiFi security we looked at a couple of settings as seen via the web interface of your wireless router. The proper configuration of your wireless router is crucial to the security of your WiFi network. The absolutely worst thing that you could do is simply plug it in and start surfing the Internet wireless style. You would be wide open to having your network connection hijacked by someone of malicious intent. This is why it is so important to take the time to properly configure your wireless router. Well on that note let’s pick up where we left off in Part I. We can see in the screenshot below that we are now at the “Wireless” section.