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Publication Date: January 10, 2014
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Best Sellers Rank: #691,468 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #16 in Books > Computers & Technology > Networking & Cloud Computing > Home Networks #137 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > How-to & Home Improvements > Security #648 in Kindle Store > Kindle Short Reads > 90 minutes (44-64 pages) > Computers & Technology
Having worked with computers since 1979 and wireless networks since 2001, I highly recommend this book.This book gives solid, easy to implement, step by step instructions to secure your home WiFi network against "bad guys."Recommended reading for EVERYONE who has responsibility for setting up and/or using a router at home, even if you had it installed by a 'professional.'Just like the basic security of locking your doors and windows, use of a wireless router requires the same basic attention to a few details.Regardless of what you may hear from others regarding the necessity of router security, this e-book offers a minimum baseline of security along with explanations and analogies which are simple to understand as well as to grasp their importance.Valuable information and definitions are available in the appendices; so much so that I am tempted to say start there, except that we are all short on time, so step through the chapters in order, then relax knowing that your network is as secure as you could make it.Then if you want easy to understand definitions of terms such as TCP/IP, WAN, LAN, and many others read the appendices. Your time should leave you feeling accomplished after locking down your network and understanding a few new (perhaps) acronyms! Enjoy.
This was a quick read, but I was hoping for something to help me secure my wireless home network. I'd already figured out all the steps listed in the book through trial and error prior to buying the book and was disappointed that there were no additional measures included since I really wanted to beef up my security more.
This short book helped me to better understand the capabilities of my router and make my home network much more secure. Well worth the small price paid.
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