Seven-Step Security Health Checklist - Slide 3

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There is not a more telling sign of a poor culture of security than an unencrypted Wi-Fi network.  Indeed, fulfilling many of the other items in this list is debatable depending on needs and inherent limitations of the SMB in question.  However, not enabling encryption on Wi-Fi is completely inexcusable, and speaks of blatant ignorance or negligence.  And no, configuring WEP and WEP2 is not considered a good security practice, either.

Just started work at an SMB?  Or perhaps you are heading out on your second interview for the position of IT manager, and will have the opportunity to ask some questions of your own.  To help develop a good feel for the challenges ahead – or perhaps to better appreciate the state of security in your current organization, feel free to do a quick run-through of this security health checklist to see how you fare.

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