Question about 2wire (1000-400108-001) Router
A review of the capabilities of the specific router and wireless adapters must be performed to determined to determine the options to secure the router from unauthorized access.
Again depending on the available hardware some option I have used include: from weakest to strongest, in my opinion
Hiding the SSID (name) of the router and requiring it to be entered on allowable machines wireless configuration to gain access
Use of WEP encryption - a password requireent that also scrambles the data preventing unauthorised access -- there is some weakness to this method based in the implementations and length of keys
Use of WAP or WPA encryption similar to WEP encryption except that the weaknesses of some of the implementations was prevented in the standards also I believe this supports longer keys.
Having the Router verify the MAC addresses loaded into the wireless adapter cards it communicates with -- is often considered a problem because every new card must be configured into the router when replaced or a friend comes over and needs access to your network but more difficult to fool.
In general I prefer WAP encryption over WEP if all devices will support it. Personally I also tend to hid the SSID name of the router too.
Posted on Dec 06, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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