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11 Steps to Safe WiFi

Earlier, I argued that wireless adoption in the enterprise, is, for the most part, a bad idea. I was pleased to get several interesting comments on my post, with a bunch of good critiques. In particular, "edyahoo" raised the point that it is far easier to complain about problems than to present constructive help for people living with the technology. So, thanks to edyahoo for that, and here's a list of my re
Earlier, I argued that wireless adoption in the enterprise, is, for the most part, a bad idea. I was pleased to get several interesting comments on my post, with a bunch of good critiques. In particular, "edyahoo" raised the point that it is far easier to complain about problems than to present constructive help for people living with the technology. So, thanks to edyahoo for that, and here's a list of my recommendations for using WiFi -- not WiMax, a very different system, thanks to GrendelsTeeth for clarifying that -- in a home or business environment.1. Change the admin password on your access points to something you wouldn't be ashamed to have printed in an article on Dark Reading. Seriously. This goes for all devices, but if I don't have to be physically connected to start poking and prodding, it is even more important. If your device supports a centralized authentication system, that's great, but still change the local password.

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