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Wi-Fi network security: Gender differences in China
University of Borås, Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

With the development of Wi-Fi networks, Wi-Fi connection become a very important part of people‟s life, it seems that Wi-Fi networks are everywhere, especially in China. However, Wi-Fi networks not only bring convenience to users, but also bring some security threats. Nowadays, Wi-Fi security problems become increasingly acute. This thesis investigates the differences between male and female users regarding Wi-Fi network security. By distributing a questionnaire in China, specific questions have been asked about key factors within the area of Wi-Fi security. The questions focus on the usage situation, information security awareness and the knowledge level in Wi-Fi related fields. The found result is: Wi-Fi security issues are more prominent for female users than for male users.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 48 p.
Keyword [en]
Wi-Fi Network, Wi-Fi Security Threats, Public Wi-Fi, Home Wi-Fi, Router Security, Gender Different
National Category
Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-8691OAI: diva2:896796
Subject / course
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2016-01-25 Created: 2016-01-22 Last updated: 2016-01-25Bibliographically approved

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