Five tips for boosting wireless security

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 5:51 AM EST

I was at a friend's new office, helping her set up her new wireless access point. It was a small office, so one Wi-Fi device would suffice, but as it would be in the immediate vicinity of many other offices I knew security would be important.

But I had no idea how important it would be until I checked out the list of Wi-Fi networks that appeared on one of the computers in the office. Dozens of access points were already in place and we hadn't even turned the new one on yet.

By Wayne Rash at Security Pipeline.

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