Securing Your Wireless Network
With continual advances in technology, alongside
increasing price/performance advantages, wireless
accessibility is being deployed increasingly in
office and public environments. Low deployment
costs make wireless networks attractive to both
organisations and end users. However, the easy
availability of inexpensive equipment also gives
attackers the tools to launch attacks on the network.
New security risks come with the benefits of adopting
This section introduces the security threats
and risks associated with wireless networks, and
outlines a number of best practices for deploying
wireless networks in corporate and home environments.