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To improve the security of your home wireless network, consider changing the router's SSID to a different name than the default. Here are some recommended do's and dont's, based on recommended network security practices:
- Don't embed your name, address, birth date, or other personal information as part of the SSID
- Likewise, don't use any of your Windows or Internet Web site passwords
- Don't tempt would-be intruders by using tantalizing network names like "SEXY-BOX" or "TOP-SECRET"
- Do pick an SSID that contains both letters and numbers
- Do choose a name as long or nearly as long as the maximum length allowed
- Do consider changing your SSID periodically (at least once every few months)