Use Strong Passphrases for SOHO WLANs
Home and café-style WLANs typically use simple WPA or WPA2 encryption based on a pre-shared key or passphrase. The passphrase is assigned when the wireless network is created, and has to be communicated to each user. As with any network password, longer and more complex passwords are typically considered more secure.
Lee is a Wireless Network Architect for a large private university. He has also tought classes on networking, wireless network administration, and wireless security. Lee's technical background includes 10 years in the US Air Force as an Electronic Warfare systems technician ... View Full Bio