Secure your wireless with IPSec

Friday, 22 October 2004, 12:22 PM EST

Wireless access is all the rage. Wireless this, wireless that. Hot spots are turning up everywhere. Many are free. Many have absolutely no security. There are several in my neighborhood. I have no idea who is running them, but at least one is wide open.

This article will show you one method for locking down your wireless network so that nobody but you can use it. This approach will take you beyond WEP and MAC address filtering, both of which are a good start but have known exploits. This article expands upon the IPSec foundation and demonstrates an easy method for securing your Wireless Access Point (WAP).

By Dan Langille at ONLamp.

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