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Wi-Fi



Tutorial Content

At a Glance

  • Secure/Unsecure Connections
  • Virtual Privacy Networks (VPNs)
  • Security Settings

Just as information being stored needs protection, information in transit also needs to be keep out of the hands of malicious actors. Covering the basics of encryption processes, this tutorials also provides the information necessary to avoid unnecessary risks in both a user’s personal and professional life.

“If unsecured, your internet traffic could include confidential information such as financial credentials, website logins, etc. If unencrypted, the malicious actor can go one step further and send compromised information to your device by pretending to be the Wi-Fi router you are connected to.”

- Hut Six, Wi-fi

Learning Objectives

  • Importance of Encryption
  • Router/Device Setup & Security
  • Risk Avoidance
  • Completion time: ~ 9 minutes

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