With the development of computer technology, wireless network become popular. It enables computers and other devices such as smart phone to be connected to internet to share internet access, files, and printers. The benefit of wireless network is of course that you can access internet anywhere in your home or office (as long as it’s within range of your wireless router).
Although it’s great benefit, there are still some potential threats involved in wireless network. It is essential to secure the wireless network for the following reason:
The data you send or receive can be intercepted by hackers;
Your wireless network can be accessed by hackers;
Your internet access can be hijacked by others.
Therefore, if your network is not appropriate protected, your wireless network and your personal data are under potential risk to be exposed to other person.
Four tips to secure the wireless network: