Last fall, news broke of a new cyberattack that specifically targeted the current industry standard encryption protocol for wireless devices. Now, tech security leaders realize it’s time to update the way we connect to online networks. In today’s alert, learn how to protect your privacy until the new encryption standard is ready to roll out.
Several of the inquiries I received this week have to do with cybersecurity and security of digital communications. I’m glad so many readers are taking this stuff seriously — and taking the necessary steps to protect their information.
Wi-Fi is great. It’s convenient, allows for widespread coverage, increases the portability of devices and is cost-effective. But wireless networks — especially in your home — are also a common target for hackers trying to steal your personal information. To protect your wireless network from unauthorized access, simply follow these three steps.