Securing your wireless network


Wireless local area networks (WLANs) are convenient, cheap and easy to install. They allow for mobility around the office and deliver great flexibility. Unfortunately, they can also be insecure unless you take appropriate precautions.

If you are running a small business, you should take steps to make wireless working safe. Risks may include people being able to eavesdrop on your business activities and using any information gained to undercut your prices. Furthermore, a hacker could use a wireless connection to change the data in your key business systems or to defraud you.

This guide will help you to take measures to solve these problems, so that you can safely take advantage of the convenience of WLANs.