The proliferation of the Internet of Things (interconnected devices, primarily u
The proliferation of the Internet of Things (interconnected devices, primarily using wifi as the means of communication) means that most individuals will be using a wifi network or be exposed to wifi networks on a daily basis. Reflect on the following:
1. What risks and safeguards are associated with wireless communication?
2. Are you comfortable (or would you use) a wireless “hot spot” to do computer work?
3. What safeguards might you use in accessing an unprotected (public) wireless communications?
4. Are you more at risk using a wireless connection via laptop or a connection via a smart phone?
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