Protect your Wireless Network from the Unauthorized Access

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Protect your Wireless Network from the Unauthorized Access

The security measures are always a concern for the users of a wireless network. It is essential to adopt some standards for establishing the security and preventing the unauthorized access of other users. Also, an unsecured network can invite the hackers to track your details and information from the internet. If you don’t  have network security, there is every chance that your device may get infected by the virus, thereby, causing an adverse effect on your device. If you want to protect yourself from such damage, you must have a secured connection.

Create a name for your wireless network:

When we set up wireless internet for the first time, it’s going to ask you to create a name for the new network. A dialogue box will appear where you can set a name for your network. You can also create it later by going to “Control Panel,” on your system, select the “Network and Internet,” then click on the “Network and Sharing Center” at last “Set up a new connection or network.” Now the windows will ask for Service Set Identifier (SSID) or the network name.  You should create a unique name for this but remember don’t use the same social security numbers as your password.

Encryption

To add on to the layer of network security encryptions could be helpful. It restricts unauthorized users from obtaining a network without a security key. Users can usually encounter two sorts of encryption which are as below:

  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) – It is an outdated version that is no more recommended for the users of the internet, it can be hacked easily. Those who make use of old wireless adapter cards may need to use this WEP for encryption.
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2) – This is an advanced form of encryption and is compatible with latest versions of computers and wireless adapter cards. It is suggested that users allow the more secure WPA2 when possible because it provides complete protection to your wireless network.

These were two important points that a user must follow to protect his or her wireless network from unauthorized access. Contact us for any query. We at Tech Support Dubai can also provide you with the network security solutions in Dubai, if you are in need of this do call us at our support helpline number. Our skilled technicians are here to help you and deliver the  best network security solutions that you are in need of.