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Securing Your Home Wi-Fi Network

Wi-Fi networks (sometimes called by their technical name 802.11) allow people to wirelessly connect devices to the Internet, such as smartphones, gaming consoles, tablets, and laptops. Because Wi-Fi networks are simple to setup, many people install their own Wi-Fi networks at home. However, many home Wi-Fi networks are configured insecurely, allowing strangers or unauthorized people to easily access your home network or anonymously abuse your Internet connection. To ensure you have a safe and secure home Wi-Fi network, here are a few simple steps you should take.

OUCH! Newsletter for January 2012: http://www.securingthehuman.org/newsletters/ouch/issues/OUCH-201201_en.pdf

The OUCH! newsletter is a monthly security awareness publication by the SANS Securing the Human program.