Security with respect to wired situations really falls into two categories—awareness and education. The techniques for security are relatively easy and simple. Often enough, awareness of current vulnerabilities and techniques can lead to appropriate risk management. Education on how devices work will prevent ignorant and costly mistakes. Some of the most massive data leaks or loss of private information has been due to unsecured and unencrypted devices.
- [Narrator] Securing your wireless device…whichever brand or flavor is dependent on two things.…Awareness and education.…The environments and threats are constantly changing,…so there will never be a 100% secure wireless device…that is actually usable and desirable.…While that may not be as exciting as learning…the new social media learning about wireless security…vulnerabilities will go a long way.…When talking wireless, there's some easy things…that everyone should do.…Number one, use a firewall.…
Know how they work and periodically check to see…what your system is doing on the network,…and what the network is doing to your system.…Number two, change your systems default settings,…if recommended.…Number three, pay attention to your…access point configurations.…A lot of access points have the same name,…and your device may not notice a rogue one.…If you are not using a daily,…don't check connect automatically.…Number four, read cyber security awareness newsletters.…
While not everyone has the time to read all of them,…
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- Balancing security, convenience, and mobility
- Working in wireless and wired situations
- Avoiding common threats
- Enabling firewalls
- Setting up a VPN and router