If you dont anticipate risks, the deployment of a wireless LAN can lead to trouble. Learn about common risks and how to avoid them.
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Because of the use of radio waves, a wireless network is not secure unless you take special precautions. Follow these recommendations when defining the wireless network security policies for your company.
Wireless LANs are meant to provide roaming, and most people expect it to be seamless. Here's how it really impacts wireless applications.
Wi-Fi is becoming increasingly popular for travelers. Learn what Jim Geier found while traveling by auto throughout much of the Southeastern U.S.
Sometimes a WLAN access point doesn't quite cover as much space as needed. Learn how to extend the range of an access point without installing another one.
To investigate just how safe from prying eyes a Wi-Fi network really is, sister site Wi-Fi Planet performed a 'wardrive' through residential and office areas looking for security lapses. Here's what they found.
When it comes to setting up a Wi-Fi netwwork, there's been an ongoing debate over which is best: 802.11a or 802.11g? Learn from real-world testing how these two competing standards behave in a home office environment.
There's been an ongoing debate over which technology is best for a home office: 802.11a or 802.11g? In this tutorial we learn from real-world testing how these two competing standards behave in a home office or small office environment.
Wi-Fi networks are fairly easy to install in a home office or a small office. These tips, however, will make the installation go much smoother. You'll also learn if a new cordless phone is is order and when not to pop popcorn in the microwave.
Wireless local area networking is prolific, but do small businesses really need it? Learn why installing a Wi-Fi network in a home office or a small office makes sense. It's a lot easier than you might think.