How dependent are you on your home WiFi? If you’re like the majority of people, you use it for online banking, credit card payments, hotel reservations, chat with friends, and movie watching.

There’s a lot going on there. And in many situations, residential Wi-Fi is used to connect anything from computers and phones to security systems, thermostats, and air conditioners.

Here are some important recommendations to protect your home Wi-Fi network from illegal access.