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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.

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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!

  • 3

    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.

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