UCB Wireless - Known Issues
Last Updated: 10/19/2012
A Weak or Spotty Wireless Signal
- Impact: Wireless signals can be affected by environmental issues such as bookcases, desks, and other large furniture, as well as interference from 2.4 and 5 GHz phones, microwave ovens, Bluetooth devices, and wireless game controllers.
- Workarounds: Use a wired connection whenever available.
Security Issues With Wireless
- Impact: Wireless service is shared with other users and is inherently less secure than wired connections.
- Resolution: Whenever sensitive data is transmitted on wireless, a VPN should be used for secure data transmission.