Tip #3 Secure Your Network

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When setting up your home network not much thought is put into the setup as much of that is automated with the installation software. Some things to keep in mind when considering the security of your network are:

  1. Is guest access enabled?
  2. Am I using the best Wi-Fi security available?
  3. Are my router and Wi-Fi passwords complex and unique?
  4. Is my routers Firmware the latest available from the manufacturer?

Check the owners manual for your particular device and familiarize yourself with the options that are available to you as well as instructions on how to properly update your device if necessary. Properly secure the wireless network you use to connect Internet enabled devices with strong passwords. By doing this you can effectively protect your home network from digital intruders.

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