Lock The Door: Securing Your Home or Small Business Router
For most of us, the door to the internet for homes or small businesses is our Wi-Fi router or access point; the path to that door is the network, which is often wireless. We need to secure both the door and our path to that door to help secure our networks. Before going forward, though, […]
Do I Really Need a Router?
I was involved in a provocative networking discussion recently, and it has some notable cyber security implications. One person asked, “Do I need a router, if I want to connect my PC to the internet, if I don’t want to use Wi-Fi?” The answer, of course, is “no.” One could directly connect a PC to […]
Is Your Router On The List?
ISE (Independent Security Evaluators) released a report recently about the security of SOHO (small office-home office) routers. They examined popular routers that ISPs supply their customers and that small offices and individuals often purchase. They found multiple vulnerabilities in these routers including some that could be compromised from the outside. Is your router on the […]