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 When you set up a Wi-Fi access point, you will be prompted to set the security you want in place. When you set up a Wi-Fi access point, you will be prompted to set the security you want in place.
  
-Avoid "​open"​ or "​WEP"​. If you have equipment which only works on WEP, upgrade it. If you do not have equipment which only works on WEP, make a plan to move to WPA very soon.+Avoid "​open"​ or "​WEP"​. If you have equipment which only works on WEP, upgrade it, because WEP is no longer effective and can be trivially broken. If you do not have equipment which only works on WEP, make a plan to move to WPA very soon.
  
 For a small firm, "WPA Personal"​ is easy to administer, but you will need to [[#Have a means of preventing former staff from connecting to your network|change the Wi-Fi password when someone leaves]], to prevent them from connecting to your network. For a small firm, "WPA Personal"​ is easy to administer, but you will need to [[#Have a means of preventing former staff from connecting to your network|change the Wi-Fi password when someone leaves]], to prevent them from connecting to your network.
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