Guarding against WLAN security threats

Friday, 13 September 2002, 4:23 PM EST

If you don't implement security mechanisms beyond default settings of the access points and radio NICs, then just about anyone can compromise the information on the network. Through effective security techniques, however, you can beef up the security of a wireless LAN to a degree that satisfies specific requirements.

In many cases, you may only need to employ deterrents to keep the causal snooper from messing with your wireless LAN. The following techniques offer partial security that works for all applications and are generally adequate for home and small office applications.

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