Suppress the SSID

Published on August 12th, 2011 at 8:00 am

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 10:04 am



What security feature does SSID broadcast suppression provide?

A) Prevents unauthorized stations from connecting to your wireless network

B) Locks important files so no changes can be made

C) Prevents malware from executing with Administrator privileges

D) Prevents your wireless network name from appearing on a network selection list

E) SSID IS A LOT OF UPPER CASE LETTERS


The answer: D) Prevents your wireless network name from appearing on a network selection list

Suppressing your SSID broadcast might hide the name from the public, but anyone can still connect to the network if they know your SSID.

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Wireless networks have numerous standards and communication methods, and there are extensive wireless configuration options. In this video, you’ll learn about all of the 802.11 wireless standards, the wireless encryption methods, and some of the most common wireless configuration options.

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