Protecting Insurance Agencies & Employees with Secure Encryption

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September 9th, 2022

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Insurance Agency Cyber SecurityEnsuring that agency employee and client data is secure should be a top priority for every agency and broker. A good place to begin is to check your Wi-Fi encryption type to make sure your router is using the latest, most secure encryption technology which should be WPA2 or WPA3 encryption. Check your Wi-Fi password and make sure it is strong and not in use on any other websites or devices. Then check the many other devices which may be in use, including PCs, laptops, phones and tablets. Here are a few tips on how to check some popular operating systems:

How to Check Your Wi-Fi Security Type in Windows 10

On Windows 10, find the Wi-Fi Connection icon in the taskbar. Click it, then click Properties underneath your current Wi-Fi connection. Scroll down and look for the Wi-Fi details under Properties. Under that, look for Security Type, which displays your Wi-Fi protocol. On Windows 11, right-click the Wi-Fi Connection icon in the taskbar, then click Network and Internet settings. Click on Properties and look at Security Type.

How to Check Your Wi-Fi Security Type in macOS

Checking the Wi-Fi security type on macOS is very easy. Hold down the Option key and click on the Wi-Fi icon in the toolbar. It will show your network details, including what security type you’re on.

How to Check Your Wi-Fi Security Type in Android

To check on an Android phone, go into Settings, then open the Wi-Fi category. Select the router you’re connected to and view its details. It will state what security type your connection is. Note that the path to this screen may differ depending on your device.

How to Check Your Wi-Fi Security Type on iPhone

Unfortunately, there’s no way within iOS to check your Wi-Fi security. If you want to check your Wi-Fi’s security strength, your best bet is to either use a computer or log into the router through the phone.

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