The ability to enter a network while mobile has great benefits.
However, wireless networking is prone to some security issues.
WPA2 uses an encryption device that encrypts the network with a 256-bit key; the longer key length improves security over WEP.
When I check the status, it says I am connected to the internet with excellent signal strength. The wireless icon in the right hand corner shows a dark blue screen with gray waves coming out of it (however when I can get online this icon usually shows as a flashing bright blue screen with green waves coming out of it.) I have connected to this router in the past with no problems, however I was recently traveling with my laptop and connecting to hotel internets, and I’m wondering if somehow some of the settings got changed.
For the network at my University I have to set wireless authentication to WPA2-Enterprise using TKIP encryption.