Wireless Networking

Last Updated on 20 May 2014, Total: 30 Articles and Tutorials

The term wireless networking refers to technology that enables two or more computers to communicate using standard network protocols, but without network cabling. The computers connect to the network using radio signals.

The articles in this section give an overview on how wireless networking functions, the different types of wireless networks available, and the new technologies being developed in the field.

  1. Wi-Fi Network Design Tips

    Designing and deploying a wireless network is much different than with wired networks. Transferring data via the airwaves brings up added security and performance concerns. Here I’ll share some tips you’ll find useful during the planning, installation, configuration, and maintenance phases of a Wi-Fi deployment... Read More

  2. Securing Employee Wi-Fi Hotspot Connections

    Author discusses risks and precautions employees and users should consider while using Wi-Fi... Read More

  3. Wireless Changes in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2

    In this article we'll take a look at the wireless-related changes in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2... Read More

  4. Tips and Considerations for 802.11ac Wireless

    In this article I’ll share some tips and considerations when deploying 802.11ac wireless, giving you a better understanding of the technical aspects... Read More

  5. Firmware Replacements for Wireless Routers

    In this article we'll discuss how replacing your router’s stock firmware with a third-party firmware can add more functionality... Read More

  6. Tips to Secure Your Router from Hackers

    In this article the author explores a couple of security vulnerabilities in consumer and small business-class routers and explains how to prevent your network against these threats... Read More

  7. Ways to Increase Wi-Fi Security

    In this article the author will share some techniques you can use to help prevent wireless eavesdropping, attacks, and even unintentional security vulnerabilities... Read More

  8. Securing Your Mobile Devices

    In this article I’ll discuss the main threats associated with using Wi-Fi connections, laptops, smartphones, and tablets, and how to combat them... Read More

  9. Tweaking Your Wi-Fi Router or Access Points

    In this article, the author reviews various settings of wireless routers or Access Points (APs)... Read More

  10. Testing and Monitoring Tools for RADIUS Servers

    There are many tools you can use when testing, monitoring, troubleshooting, or doing penetration testing on your RADIUS server and/or enterprise (802.1X) wireless network. Here I’ll share a couple with you and most are free and/or open source... Read More

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