Posts Tagged ‘encrypt’

Why You Should Encrypt Your Wi-Fi

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Given the fact that just about everybody owns a wireless router these days, this article definitely offers some interesting food for thought …

If you go out to the computer store and buy yourself a new router and take it home, you’ll probably find that it will work straight out of the box. Most these days have wizards that help you to configure settings to connect to your Internet service quickly and easily. Most routers also are set up as a DHCP server by default, so as soon as your new router is on the network, your computer can connect to is and be assigned an IP address. Router manufacturers do this so their devices are perceived to be easy to use and set up – and for the most part they are.