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Wireless network security


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Wireless network security

  1. 1. Wireless Network Security Presented By : Amar Bhattarai B.Sc(NT) First Semester
  2. 2. Contents What is Wireless Network? Is our Wireless Network Secure? How to make our wireless more secure ? Q & A
  3. 3. Wireless Network  In short Wireless network refers to any type of computer network that is not connected by cables of any kind.  Wireless Network is a vast topic. It consists of Satellite networks, Telecommunications, WIFI, FM Radio, Bluetooth etc. and many more fields… WIFI is the most popular wireless network that we use in our Home, Office , Shop or College..
  4. 4. Is our Wireless Network Secure?
  5. 5. Wireless Encryption Can be Cracked
  6. 6. One can guess your password.. Example of insecure passwords: 12345678 amar1234 9851098510 maitidevi123 password admin
  7. 7. How to secure? • Position the Router or Access Point Safely • Create unique password on router • Change default SSID name • Reduce Wireless Signal Range
  8. 8. Enable Network Encryption
  9. 9. Disable SSID Broadcast
  10. 10. • Filter Mac Address •Assign Static IP Addresses to Devices • Check Who is Connected to your Network ? • Enable Firewalls On Each Computer & Router
  11. 11. Anti WIFI Paint  Researchers say they have created a special kind of paint which can block out wireless signals.  It means security-conscious wireless users could block their neighbors from being able to access their home network - without having to set up encryption.
  12. 12. • Turn Off the Network During Extended Periods of Non-Use •Upgrade your Router’s firmware
  13. 13. Reference   
  14. 14. Thank You..!!!