How To Secure WLANs: A Visual Overview

, March 26, 2013 Secure wireless networks don't just happen--users and IT pros have to make it happen. But what goes into making a wireless network secure? Here's a look some essential steps for locking down wireless communications, including advice for road warriors, small business owners and WLAN administrators running large networks.
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Use a VPN When On Guest WLANs

Travelling is a fact of life for many IT professionals. And though open guest networks in hotels and airports are appreciated, they can be risky to use. One easy answer? Your corporate VPN. All mainstream operating systems and most mobile devices support a range of VPN protocols. VPN encryption will prevent other users from snooping on your communications.


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