Barry Caplin Chief Information Security Officer Minnesota Department of Human Services [email_address] WiFi for Dummies Smart People who aren’t sure how set it up securely DHS IT Fair March 12, 2009
Name (SSID) : Enter a value of up to 32 alphanumeric characters. The same Name (SSID) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. The default SSID is NETGEAR, but NETGEAR strongly recommends that you change your network's Name (SSID) to a different value. This value is also case-sensitive. For example, NETGEAR is not the same as NETGEAr.
Defaults are Dangerous! Disabled WEP Open System Authentication Type NETGEAR SSID Enabled SSID broadcast All wireless stations allowed Wireless Access List (MAC Filtering) Enabled Wireless Access Point DEFAULT FACTORY SETTINGS FEATURE