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.

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

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
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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.

5 Wi-Fi analyzer and survey apps for Android

5 Wi-Fi analyzer and survey apps for Android

A review of five mobile survey apps - iBwave Wi-Fi Mobile, iMapper WiFi Pro, WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor from ManageEngine, Wi-Fi Visualizer from ITO Akihiro, and WiTuners Mobile - for enterprises to small offices.

How to rescue your PC from ransomware
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How to rescue your PC from ransomware

Ransomware is a serious headache. Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.

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