Wireless Networking

Last Updated on 25 June 2015, Total: 37 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 Security Myths

    Wi-Fi security seems straightforward: just enable encryption. But sometimes it’s not that easy. Here I take a look at a couple myths surrounding Wi-Fi security, including some techniques that are usually not typically fully understood... Read More

  2. Best Ways to Secure your Wireless Network

    This article looks at ways to secure your wireless LAN... Read More

  3. Extend Your Wireless Network's Signal

    In this article the author discusses options on how to increase a wireless network’s coverage... Read More

  4. Why Use Enterprise Wi-Fi Security

    In this article I’ll discuss ways in which the Enterprise mode of Wi-Fi security is superior to the Personal mode in regards to security, usability, and maintenance... Read More

  5. Tips to Maintain Your Wi-Fi network

    In this article I will discuss tips on how you should maintain your wireless LAN... Read More

  6. Advanced Wireless Adapter Driver Settings

    In this article I list and discuss many of the advanced wireless client settings for wireless adapters... Read More

  7. Tips for Assigning Wi-Fi Channels

    In this article we'll discuss Wi-Fi channels and share tips on assigning optimum channels to your access points (APs)... Read More

  8. 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

  9. Securing Employee Wi-Fi Hotspot Connections

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

  10. 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

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