[GLLUG] OT: secure router for home network
john at sinodun.org.uk
Thu May 24 10:06:12 UTC 2018
On 24/05/18 01:05, gvim via GLLUG wrote:
> What's currently the most secure router at a reasonable price for a
> home network?
I am still inclined to recommend the MikroTik products, despite them
having been linked with one vulnerability a year or so ago. Even then,
it required you to have left the default password unchanged *and* opened
the device up to the big bad 'net.
The facilities which they offer are incredible, and you can make them as
secure as you like.
Prices start at £21
And whilst that isn't going to give you the network performance or wifi
coverage of a more expensive unit, it does still have the seriously
powerful configuration options. It's not comparable with any normal
They also do updates for a very long time. Because it's the same
software on their professional heavy-duty routers and their home ones
you benefit from a much more serious approach to security and
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