Latest Network Media Technology Case Study

Length: 2 pages Sources: 3 Subject: Education - Computers Type: Case Study Paper: #82849574 Related Topics: Wireless Network, Wireless, Espionage, Computer Network
Excerpt from Case Study :

Wireless Solution

The author of this report has been asked to assess and offer recommendations regarding the network setup for Richton Toys. There is currently a fairly dated but operational Cat5 setup in the office area, which is located on half a floor of a thirty floor office building. However, some users have taken to using an 802.11b wireless network. The Chief Executive Officer of Richton is very concerned about the wireless security of that setup given that corporate espionage in the toy industry is rampant. The author will give some recommendations about what should be done and why. While the existing Cat5 setup is not a completely dinosaur, the use of an extremely outmoded wireless technology and security standard is a disaster waiting to happen.

Analysis

The one thing that absolutely must change with the Richton internet access setup is the wireless technology in use. The 802.11b router that is being used should be uninstalled and banned from the office as the technology is nearly a generation old (2000) (. Anyone caught using an unsecure router (which that 802.11b router almost certainly is) should be written up for fired on the spot. As noted by the details for this

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That means that there are tons of people within the reception path of a wireless network. The reach was probably not too wide from the 802.11b antenna but that reach would expand greatly if an 802.11n or 802.11ac antenna was used. The author of this report would assert that the former of those two would probably work fine but using the latter, which is much faster, would be the wiser course (Kelly, 2014).

Scrapping the existing laptops to make the switch would not be necessary. However, any laptop that has anything below 802.11n access (802.11b and 802.11g, probably) should be scrapped. If the laptop itself is fine and it is just the wireless that is deficient, a USB network adapter can be a stopgap but those could be lost or stolen quite easily. New laptops with 802.11n or 802.11ac (either would work, since the technology is typically backwards compatible) would be ideal. Regardless, any new wireless router that is installed should have WPA-2 encryption that is operating at the highest bit strength possible. 256 bits should be easy to purchase and easy to implement. That…

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References

Beal, V. (2015). What is Cat-7? Webopedia. Webopedia.com. Retrieved 10 August 2015, from http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/Cat_7.html

Cable Organizer. (2015). What Is The Difference Between Cat 5, Cat 5e, and Cat 6 Cable?. Cableorganizer.com. Retrieved 10 August 2015, from http://www.cableorganizer.com/articles/cat5-cat5e-cat6.htm

HTCC. (2015). WPA2 Encryption Basics. Cybercoyote.org. Retrieved 10 August 2015, from http://cybercoyote.org/classes/wifi/wpa2.shtml

Kelly, G. (2014). 802.11ac vs. 802.11n WiFi: What's The Difference?. Forbes. Retrieved 10 August 2015, from http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2014/12/30/802-11ac-vs.-802-11n-wifi-whats-the-difference/


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