Network, Wireless

Tips for Wireless Home Network Security

1. Change default administrator password.
 
2. Change the default SSID.
 
3. Disable SSID Broadcast.
 
4. Enable MAC address filtering.
 
5. Change the default router IP address.
 
6. Use WPA2 PSK encryption.
 
7. Enable router’s firewall.
 
8. Enable HTTPS to connect to router’s administration panel over SSL.
 
9. Update firmware.
 
10. Enable and monitor wireless access logs.
 
11. Backup router’s configuration settings.
 
12. Turn off wireless router when not in use for a long period.