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Securing Wi-Fi

Wireless networks are sensitive information system set-ups that have to stay secure and defended at all times and whenever you have a Wi-Fi network set up at your home or in your place of work, keeping it secure plays a critical role. Securing Wi-Fi is one of the main ways to ensure that no-one is able to get into your network and make unauthorized use of the network. A secure network will also be able to make use of information systems that are restricted to secure users only and this means that you get to have information access privileges that are not available to anyone else.

One of the ways in which you can secure your Wi-Fi network is through the simple process of setting up a password. The password will be required on connecting to the network and this will limit the number of people that can gain access to your wireless network.

The Wi-Fi will also require a password when the user has stayed disconnected for a long period of time and this will enforce the current security measures that you already have in place for the network. Most of the time, secure passwords are enough for the network as people with no information about eh password will not be able to get into the system or make changes to the wireless network.

Another means to secure your wireless network is setting up a proxy that network users must pass through first in order to login into the network. The network router will have a username and a password that internet users will be used to activate an internet connection over the wireless network. In some cases, a voucher is used in place of a password and once the user has connected to the network, they are taken to a page where the voucher code is entered and they are given a metered access to the Wi-Fi network.

A network that is protected by a password can also be protected by additional measures such as the use of firewalls. The firewalls are a secure means of gaining access to information and they are usually used to filter out the IP addresses that are trying to gain access into the network. The firewalls are also used to filter out unwanted traffic and this reduces the burden on the wireless network in terms of controlling who is able to gain access and who gets locked out of the network.

In conclusion, securing Wi-Fi is not always a difficult process and is always considered to be important for keeping unwanted elements out of the connection unless they have a verification mechanism to get into the network. Administration of the Wi-Fi network is something that should be given careful attention as users of all kinds will make attempts into the network and passwords ensure that anyone getting into the network is an authorized user who has information to get into the network. The others are locked out of the network and are unable to access the Wi-Fi network as they do not have verification information.