Secured Internet Connection Protocols at Public Places
Everyone loves to use the free Wi-Fi especially when they are out in cafes or restaurants. Public places offer free Wi-Fi to the customers to give them ease in using the internet anywhere they are. They use the password protection for the Wi-Fi to keep it a secured connection. Whereas, customers are not aware that these public places Wi-Fi connections collect their information and save it into the database.
It is upon the customers to be careful about their personal information when they are out in the public places and using the Wi-Fi as well. Whereas, the recognized places make sure that they provide a secured connection to the customers to enhance their experience.
- Restricted Connection
The secured connection at the public places does not allow you to enter at any website where the sensitive information is associated. Such as if you are wanting to log in to any social media network, check emails, download pictures, signing in the banking website and more.
The connection will allow you to surf over the general websites like news websites, reading blogs and more. The connection gets restricted automatically for the websites which are unsafe to use when you are in public.
- Password Protected
Many public places offer you an open Wi-Fi connection, but some of them provide you the password protected ones. The password-protected ones are known to be better than the ones which do not have a password.
The public places like restaurants and cafes provide you the option so that you can browse securely. You can ask for the password from the representative of a certain public place, and they will be able to tell you the right one to get connected.
- File Sharing
The file sharing on the protected public places gets blocked automatically. It controls the system with not sharing any file while you are working on it online. The firewalls protect the system with linking into the connected applications which are secured to use.
The connection of Wi-Fi turns off automatically when you are not using it. Such as when you are in the restaurant, and you are not using your phone but have the public Wi-Fi connection, it will automatically turn off after a minute of being unused.
- Update on Security System
You can either buy online security service or if you have one, then the public Wi-Fi will always update it to the new version. It helps in keeping the applications and your private information secured. It also detects any suspicious activity or malware found in the system.
The extensions required for the protection of the system get installed for the next time usage of the public Wi-Fi. Even if you want to download something important from the websites, it helps you in cleaning it if there is any virus in it. The browser is user-friendly with the help of the downloaded auto extensions.
Safe public Wi-Fi always allows you to open https websites and saves you from the websites which do not have an “s” in it. The websites with HTTP are not opened automatically on the public secured Wi-Fi. It provides you the warning before opening it so that even if you wish to continue, then you do have an option. The warning is given to the user by the secured public Wi-Fi so that you can be aware that there is danger in entering a certain website.
- VPN Option
There is also an option given to you in the settings of your system to use the system through VPN. You will be using the system with encryption to be safe from any malware or virus getting entered in the system.