In this chapter
Understanding the threat to wireless network security
Creating a wireless security game plan
Security levels and the steps to take
Creating a VPN remote access server in Windows XP
We live in a world that can seem increasingly dangerous both to human beings and their computers. Wi-Fi networks are very convenient, wonderful to use, and easy to deploy (as I explained in Part IV, “Creating a Wi-Fi Network”). But running a wireless network does pose a substantial security risk.
This chapter will help you assess the risk that your wireless network poses, and create a game plan for dealing with these risks. I'll also show you how to work with some of the tools ...