Is Your Wi-Fi Network Properly Protected?Cyber criminals can attack Wi-Fi networks by opening a portal through a server to access the network. If the portal lacks protective software, the hacker can access information about the company providing the connection, including customer personal data. Small and mid-size businesses are at a higher risk, as they typically lack the security resources to defend attacks. How do you know your Wi-Fi network has been hacked? Some symptoms include: • Frequent crashes • Files unexpectedly appear or disappear • Sudden, unexplained computer or network performance changes At minimum, protect your Wi-Fi network by doing the following:
- Purchase a secure network with an encryption service
- Change your network password frequently
- Avoid completing sensitive transactions over unsecure networks
- Limit those who you share your network key with
For more information on mitigating the risk of a cyber-attack, contact Bromwall by email on email@example.com or call us on 01707 883377.Image courtesy of Master Isolated Images/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net
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