It's hard to imagine life as we know it without wireless networking. Just about every company that has a network nowadays has extended it using 802.11 or some other wireless technology and that means that we as network engineers, systems administrators, and IT managers are responsible for building and maintaining these systems.
As you're probably aware, the Orion Network Performance Monitor includes wireless network monitoring and management capabilities. In the old days this was a paid add-on but as we saw that pretty much everyone with a network also needed the wireless component we decided to bundle it in.
While monitoring and managing your wireless are important - an area that is often overlooked is Wi-Fi security - especially in home network and those of small and medium sized businesses. So, I decided to write up some tips on the subject here and also highlight what can happen when you don't secure your wireless networks.
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