Eric Geier

Contributing Writer

Eric Geier is a freelance tech writer. He’s also the founder of NoWiresSecurity, which provides a cloud-based Wi-Fi security service, and Wi-Fi Surveyors, which provides RF site surveying.

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

Using strong encryption and passwords is only the first step in protecting your wireless network. Make sure you’re not exposed in these other ways.

Review: Consider VPN services for hotspot protection

Review: Consider VPN services for hotspot protection

We review 7 low-cost VPN services for when you’re out of the office or out of the country.

REVIEW: Best VPN routers for small business

REVIEW: Best VPN routers for small business

We looked at six VPN routers designed for small businesses, ranging from the popular Cisco brand to lesser-known names like DrayTek and UTT Technologies. We setup and evaluated each to determine how they compare in regards to price,...

How to use enterprise Wi-Fi security in SMBs

How to use enterprise Wi-Fi security in SMBs

No matter what size your business, using WPA2 security is a good first step to protecting your Wi-Fi network. Don't blow it by using the standard's not-so-secure PSK mode.

5 common Wi-Fi attacks – and how to defend against them

5 common Wi-Fi attacks – and how to defend against them

In addition to using strong passwords, you need to prepare your network for these types of attacks. Here are some common vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.

How to connect to enterprise Wi-Fi security on Android devices

How to connect to enterprise Wi-Fi security on Android devices

Connecting to wireless networks using the enterprise or 802.1X mode of Wi-Fi security is a bit different compared to using the personal or pre-shared key (PSK) mode. Here's what you need to know.

Free and cheap ways to learn about IT security

Free and cheap ways to learn about IT security

From recovering deleted files to setting up an intrusion detection system, these seven projects give you hands-on experience with an array of security tasks.

DNS tips and tricks

DNS tips and tricks

From testing server speeds to blocking access to unwanted domains, here are some tips for tweaking DNS settings to boost the speed and efficiency of your network.

6 DNS services protect against malware and other unwanted content

6 DNS services protect against malware and other unwanted content

A good DNS service can protect users from a variety of unwanted Web intruders, including phishing sites and botnets. We look at six of them.

How to secure Apple and Android mobile devices using 802.1X

How to secure Apple and Android mobile devices using 802.1X

Understanding all the 802.1X client settings can certainly help during deployment and support of an enterprise network.

8 ways to improve wired network security

We sometimes focus more on the wireless side of the network when it comes to security because Wi-Fi has no physical fences. After all, a war-driver can detect your SSID and launch an attack while sitting out in the parking lot

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