How To Secure Your Wi-Fi Network
Securing your Wi-Fi network is a simple, yet absolutely necessary step that you should take to protect your computer safe and secure.
Follow the 3 easy steps below to guarantee your safety while using your wireless Internet connection.
Customize your router name and password. Your router password allows you access to all your router settings, and it’s where you manage the wireless access to your Internet connection.
Change your network name and add a password to access it. It may seem counterintuitive to customize your network, but it is the generic names such as “Belkin3023” or “linksys1234” that will signal vulnerability to a hacker. Added bonus, you’ll always know how to find your network when you need to connect!
Turn on or upgrade your network encryption. WEP encryption is the minimum level you can do, but the better path is WPA or WPA2 encryption.