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NYACC General Meeting
Thursday May 8, 2014 at 7PM

At NYU
Silver Building (a.k.a. Main Building)
32 Waverly Place
Room: to be announced


Configuring and securing routers

Presented by Michael Horowitz

There are over 100 configuration options for home routers. Come learn the most important 30 or so. Some covered topics: WPA vs. WPA2, TKIP vs. AES, secure passwords, Wi-Fi flavors, WPS, UPnP, Port 32764, remote administration, DDNS, 2.4GHz vs. 5GHz, DHCP, using OpenDNS to restrict websites and Michaels suggestion for a secure router.

See Michael's Defensive Computing blog and his www.michaelhorowitz.com site

Lecture homework:
Find the IP address of your home router
How and why to check port 32764 on your router
The Woops of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) raises its ugly head again




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Planetarium Station
P.O. Box 1026
New York, N.Y. 10024


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