24 Nov 2021

How to secure your WI-FI?

Change the Wi-Fi password

First and foremost you should change your wi-fi's default password to something long and strong. Make sure it is not related to anything personal or easy to crack.

Update your router firmware whenever possible

Your router's firmware is probably constantly being updated providing several security upgrades. You can check for updates on the manufacturer's website.

Make sure you use a firewall

A firewall is a special type of device monitoring both incoming and outcoming network requests and allows or blocks them based on previously set strict security rules. It is used to protect your network from dangerous sources.

Enable MAC Address filtering

MAC Address filtering allows you to make sure only devices from your area which you know, can access your network. If you are not sure you understand what a MAC address is, you should read what is MAC Address is. If you are feeling comfortable with the concept of MAC, then you should also read this guide for MAC Addresses filtering on our website.

Change your SSID

SSID stands for Service Set Identifier, which is simply your network's name. Make sure you are not leaving the default SSID, since it may show your router's brand and model, which may make it easier for attackers to get control of it. You can check how to change your Wi-Fi's SSID and password on our website.

By Maciej Oliwa on 24 Nov 2021


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