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.

7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking

Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking

There have been many changes in Windows 10, especially since the first anniversary update last August, officially called version 1607. Here are some of the most important changes related to the Wi-Fi and networking aspects of Windows...

Free and cheap ways to study for IT certifications

Free and cheap ways to study for IT certifications

Use these tips for finding inexpensive study resources and getting hands-on experience.

5 open source alternatives for routing/firewall

5 open source alternatives for routing/firewall

We reviewed 5 open source software products that offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking.

Review: 5 open source alternatives for routers/firewalls

Review: 5 open source alternatives for routers/firewalls

Open source software offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking. These open source products deliver simple routing and networking features, like DHCP and DNS. Plus, they are...

New Wi-Fi features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

New Wi-Fi features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft quietly added several new Wi-Fi and networking features worth knowing about in its recent Windows 10 update.

9 things to check after installing wireless access points

9 things to check after installing wireless access points

Whether you’re upgrading equipment or building out a whole new Wi-Fi network, use this handy checklist to make sure everything’s shipshape before you let users connect.

15 free Modern Windows apps for IT pros

15 free Modern Windows apps for IT pros

There are countless free app lists out there for traditional Windows applications and mobile OSs, but not as many for the newer Modern Windows apps. Most of these apps are still very basic in their functionality, but nevertheless...

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

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

It's a big breakthrough in wireless connectivity, but don't let MU-MIMO's limitations catch you off-guard.

5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10

5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10

Now we’re reviewing apps, published as Universal Windows Platform apps on the Microsoft Store, that run on Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones. The Wi-Fi features that developers can utilize in the Universal Windows Platform are still...

Review: Hot cloud-based tools for Wi-Fi hotspot management

Review: Hot cloud-based tools for Wi-Fi hotspot management

Cucumber Tony, SputnikNet, Tanaza deliver management support for multi-vendor wireless networks.

7 VPN services for hotspot protection

7 VPN services for hotspot protection

When connected to a VPN service, the websites you access think you’re at the location where the VPN server is located. This can help anonymize your Internet traffic so it’s much harder for websites to track your personal browsing...

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