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Why SSID Hiding is Not Secure

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 9, 2018 8:30:00 AM / by Blog Team posted in wifi consultant

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 A typical router automatically broadcasts the name of a network, or SSID. However, there is usually an option to turn this setting off and hide the SSID. SSID hiding is the process of hiding the network name from being publicly broadcast. If an SSID is hidden via the network setup page, the name typically becomes null. When the network name becomes null, the SSID will not immediately pop up when searching for networks even though the network name is still available for use.
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Basics of Securing 802.11 WiFi Networks

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2018 11:31:58 AM / by Blog Team posted in wifi consultant, WiFi Basics

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Since the increase of mobile devices, enterprise networks have become more susceptible to wireless risks, including neighboring WiFi networks, hot spots, and mobile WiFi. It is important to address all the possible risks that are associated with implementing a wireless network.

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Wireless LAN / WiFi RFP Sample

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2018 4:50:25 PM / by Blog Team posted in wifi consultant

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Writing a Request for Proposal (RFP) can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to begin. RFPs should be concise and clear, yet detailed. Below is a list of various sections to include in an RFP to make it beneficial for both parties.

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WiFi as a Service (Waas) Pricing

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 1, 2018 4:05:04 PM / by Blog Team posted in wifi consultant, Wireless Network, WiFi as a Service, Managed WiFi

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WiFi as a Service (WaaS), or managed WiFi, can be priced many different ways. Before getting into pricing models, it helps to review the cost elements of any project. All WiFi projects have four cost elements: labor, materials, other direct costs (ODC), and travel.

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WiFi Design: 10 Things to Think About Before Meeting with Your WiFi Consultant

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2018 5:04:20 PM / by Blog Team posted in Site Survey, wifi health check, wifi consultant

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A WiFi project begins with finding a consultant to help with the initial design process. The first meeting can be a phone call or an email, and it is used to obtain a better understanding of the requirements and constraints of a project. In order for the meeting to be as effective as possible, think about the following things before contacting your WiFi consultant.

 

Use a WiFi design checklist to help you prepare for building, restoring, or updating a wireless network.

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