Securing Your WiFi Network
There's little doubt that WiFi networks are _the_ coming thing. They're fast, they're easy, they're cool. Still, by default, all traffic is unencrypted and that's obviously Bad (capital B intentional). Here's a quote: "A seven-month investigation conducted in London found that 94% of all wireless LANS in use were inadequately protected from attacks. " (first link just below) Here are two good articles on securing your WiFi network:
Also, interesting perspective on the confusing 802.11a (WiFi is 802.11b):
Finally, here is a good article on building home networks. As I've mentioned previously, I strongly recommend Linksys networking hardware since it's about as close to easy and good as I've ever found.
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Just Too Funny !
Worth the trip:
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Picture of the Day
With Boston having gotten warm / muggy again, I thought that this was the perfect picture for today:
Harrison, NY, West Street, John Brewer Home
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Nurses alienated by job stresses, lures from related fields
Really good article on making the career switch to nursing and what you might encounter. Given the number of people out of work, interesting.
By Diane E. Lewis, Globe Staff, 9/15/02
For as long as she could remember, LaTanya Robinson, 23, of Dorchester, wanted to be a nurse. ''There is something about taking care of people when they are sick that has always interested me,'' said Robinson. ''It makes me feel as if I am helping or doing something good.''
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