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.

10 things you need to know about MU-MIMO Wi-Fi

How to hack your own Wi-Fi network

How to hack your own Wi-Fi network

Free (or almost free) Wi-Fi penetration testing tools can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways to protect against them.

Wi-Fi Mesh: What to know about enterprise mesh networks

Wi-Fi Mesh: What to know about enterprise mesh networks

Wireless mesh networks can be a fit for enterprises that need connectivity in settings where it's hard to run cable, outdoor areas, and rented spaces or temporary locations

What is WPA3? And some gotchas to watch out  for in this Wi-Fi security upgrade

What is WPA3? And some gotchas to watch out for in this Wi-Fi security upgrade

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new Wi-Fi security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized...

Wi-Fi site-survey tips: How to avoid interference, dead spots

Wi-Fi site-survey tips: How to avoid interference, dead spots

Here's how properly executed site surveys can make for better performing Wi-Fi networks by dealing with potential frequency conflicts, blocked signals and more.

REVIEW: Best VPN routers for small business

REVIEW: Best VPN routers for small business

We evaluated five VPN routers suitable for small businesses from Cisco, D-Link, DrayTek, Mikrotik and ZyXEL based on price, features and user friendliness.

REVIEW: Network test tools from Fluke, NETSCOUT and SignalTEK

REVIEW: Network test tools from Fluke, NETSCOUT and SignalTEK

Network testers are ideal for IDing bad cabling, helping to troubleshoot network issues, estimating cable lengths and determining cable rates

5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network

5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network

Wi-Fi networks can be slowed by use of old protocols, overlapping channels and low data rates, and here’s how to fix these and other performance problems.

REVIEW: 5 top hardware-based Wi-Fi test tools

REVIEW: 5 top hardware-based Wi-Fi test tools

Software tools for testing Wi-Fi can run on a laptop, but dedicated hardware tools offer the convenience of a sometimes less cumbersome form-factor that are compact enough to fit in the pouch of a laptop bag. This article looks at...

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

A lok at 8 tools that provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

Here are 8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools to reveal important details about Wi-Fi networks.

5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

Tips about Wi-Fi security because wireless is inherently less secure.

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