I learn something about how to setup a secure home network. I also want share this one to the others.
1) There are some question you have to ask yourself first. It will help you to identify your network needs..
a. How many wired Ethernet ports, if any, will you need?
b.Where will these Ethernet ports need to be located? (In other words, where will the PCs and other equipment that will be plugged into these Ethernet ports be located?)
c.Where will the router and high-speed modems be located?
2) Then determine where to put your modem and router.
3) Gather all tools and supplies
Cat 5 Ethernet Cable
Cat 5 cable connectors
Cable/DSL modem, It is provided by ISP normally.
Wired/Wi-Fi router. I do prefer wired router. It is safe and less security setting problem. If you still like WI-Fi router, I recommend you to use 802.11g router instead of 802.11b.
4) Connect all the cables together
I hope you add some tag on both ends of each cable. It will help you to identify them.
5) Test Your Network Connection
You can ping all other computers from one.
6) Set Up Your Router
7) Securing Your Network
This is the most important part I think.
a]. Change the SSID of your router. Use a name that’s innocuous and doesn’t refer to your business.
b]. Disable your wireless router’s “SSID Broadcast setting.” This will prevent random snoopers from seeing or detecting your Wi-Fi network through ordinary means.
c]. Set up either 128-bit WEP encryption of Windows’ WPA encryption. This is a fairly easy process that varies depending on your router’s software.
d]. Enable the firewall on your wireless router (if you have one).