How to Secure a Wireless Network: Best Practices & Measures

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Which of these best describes the process of encryption?

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1. Which describes the best attitude about network names?

2. When are guest accounts most likely necessary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its corresponding worksheet allow you to quickly assess your understanding of network security. You will be asked to define important terms and recognize best practices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll review topics like:

  • What encryption is
  • How you should choose network names
  • When you would need guest accounts

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what kinds of places would likely want to use a MAC address
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as encryption
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the strongest level of network security would be

Additional Learning

To improve your knowledge of digital security processes, read the lesson titled How to Secure a Wireless Network: Best Practices & Measures. It will help you with topics such as:

  • The difference between WEP and WPA2
  • Why you should not use default passwords
  • How you can create secure passwords
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