Cisco® Router Username And Password
The Cisco router has different features for security options. The password security for wireless router is very much necessary otherwise anybody can get in to your wireless network and may use your connectivity or may be threat to your network. First access the router settings using the default IP address. Once you logged in to router then you can set password for the router. It is always better to change default password and username after your first log in. You can also do encryptions like Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) or WEP (Wired Protected Access). Always write down the username and password and save it. You could set up the router username and password by accessing the router set-up page.
- Create a strong password
- Encrypt network with password
- Things to be kept in mind
Create a strong password
You need to create a strong password for the router. The strong password is a combination of alphabets, numbers, symbols etc. Once you reset the password of router, it is very important to create a strong password. The reason for you need a strong password is for improving the security. The strong password will be difficult to hack.
Encrypt network with password
The encryption of the computer network is very essential for maintaining the security of the network. Since the Cisco router is a wireless router, the intruders might easily interfere into the network and tap the data. This might cause confidential and sensitive data to be hacked by intruders. You need to encrypt the network using a strong password right after resetting Cisco router.
There may be cases when you are new to a router and you need username and password for logging in to router settings. For solving this, you need default username and password to first log in to the router and do the settings afterwards. The default username and password can be admin or password or it may be blank. For password, related problems try the reset option or use default log in details.
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