If you haven’t planned for these 5 essential components then the answer probably is “no”. If you would like a free BYOD readiness consultation to help you figure out just how ready you are and what the next steps are in planning for your schools BYOD program contact us here.
The most common types of wireless security are Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). The password it uses can often be cracked in a few minutes with a basic laptop computer and widely available software tools.
The rapidly accelerating proliferation of smartphones and tablets has led an increasing number of school wireless networks to allow students and teachers to bring their own devices into the classrooms (BYOD).
There’s a lot to consider when implementing a BYOD program in a school though. Make sure you have considered these five main solution components. There are three ways users can get access to your network; wired, wireless, and VPN.
If you don’t own the machines, you need a way to control the device so, make sure NAC is a part of your BYOD solution.
With BYOD your users are mobile, so you need the tools to manage mobile users.