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.

5 questions to answer before deploying Wi-Fi 6

How to remove malware from your Windows PC
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How to remove malware from your Windows PC

Has malicious software taken your PC hostage? Our malware-removal guide will help you clean out your PC and restore it to a pristine state.

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: 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 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.

First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

We review five Wave 2 wireless access points, comparing prices and features, looking at usability and doing some performance testing. The products in this review are: Amped Wireless AC1300, ASUS EA-AC87, Cisco Aironet 1852i, Extreme...

Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

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

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...

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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