Cleaning up “Dirty” Wi-Fi for Secure Work-from-Home Access

June 11, 2020

Cyber Defense Magazine

A great deal of emphasis has been placed on the use of VPNs to help provide safe, secure connectivity during this historic COVID-19 crisis and the massive move to working from home that has resulted. However, VPNs are not a definitive answer for secure connectivity; the major problem lies with the nature of home Wi-Fi, and with threat vectors that VPNs can’t address. Wi-Fi networks, whether in public or private, are by their very nature dirty, and home Wi-Fi networks are no different.