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Wireless Networking

Wireless Networking Safety

Wireless networks are generally considered to be less secure than wired networks. However with proper configuration and encryption enabled, they can provide more than adequate security for most users. 

 

Wireless at RIT

RIT offers four different wireless networks across campus:

  • RIT - Encrypted WPA2 network and the preferred network for all devices. Devices using this netowrk must be registered using RIT account credentials.
  • RIT-Guest - Open public network for campus visitors, authorized
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Network Security Standard

Network Security Standard

The Network Security Standard provides measures to prevent, detect, and correct network compromises. The standard is based on both new practices and best practices currently in use at RIT.

Please consult the checklist or the standard below for a complete list of requirements.

Who does it apply to?

All systems or network administrators managing devices that:

  • Connect to the centrally-managed Institute network infrastructure
  • Process Private or Confidential Information
 

Currently, personal network devices used on the RIT residential network (such as routers, switches, etc.) do not need to meet the Network Security Standard. However, the... ...