The days of buying a wireless router and just hooking it up without turning on any of the security features are long gone. Only a fool would leave their network wide open. How tightly you want to lock down your wireless network depends on your level of paranoia. To help you out we have prepared a step by step how to on locking down your network from unwanted attacks. To serve you better we also rated the important of each security protocols on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the most important. Doing all the steps listed won't make your wireless network hacker proof but it will greatly reduce the risk of a security breach.