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router upgrade suggestions and considerations by pw data group

If you’re thinking about a router upgrade consider this first

Time for a Wireless Router Upgrade? Your router, the connection point for internal networks to link to the outside world, may not be suitable for a wireless network. Even routers that don’t include wireless support need to accommodate different network configurations to support a WLAN. It may not be as simple as just a router upgrade, consider this: A wireless network will have a different network address range than your wired network, and your router must support at least two network [...]

Access Point Security - on the lookout for unauthorised loopholes

Clamp Down on Unauthorized Access Loopholes

Concerned about Access Point Security? A “rogue” access point is one that users set up for themselves, usually by going to an electronics superstore and buying a consumer router with wireless support for £30. No security, no authentication, and no management, but they blow a giant hole in your security wall. It is vital to review Access Point Security  The second way users either purposefully or accidentally destroy your security is through turning on Ad Hoc mode on their wireless client [...]