Additional steps need to be taken to protect your internet connection incase you use a wireless connection. Most wireless connections are unprotected while setup but encryption can be used to protect your wireless networks. Encryption scrambles data on your wireless network and allows only those computers to read your communications that have the encryption key. Though the degree of encryption might vary, this will improve your networks security well enough to make you a difficult target.
Last update: 12:33 AM Tuesday, February 16, 2010