Eric GeierContributor, Network World

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Eric Geier is a freelance tech writer as well as the founder of NoWiresSecurity, a cloud-based Wi-Fi security service, and On Spot Techs, an on-site computer services company.

How to Choose a Cloud Hosting Service

Here's everything you need to know about cloud computing, plus reviews of three service providers.

Secure Your Home or Office Wi-Fi

Security holes leave even a password-protected Wi-Fi network vulnerable to hacking. Here’s how to defend yours.

McAfee Mobile Security Review: Good Overall Protection, But Can Be Pricey

Great antivirus and antitheft for Android phones and tablets, but very pricey despite lacking features that some free apps provide.

Avast Mobile Security Review: Extra Safeguards but No Web Interface

Great free antivirus and antitheft protection for Android phones; but for remote functionality, the app requires sending SMS commands.


5 Free Android Security Apps: Keep Your Smartphone Safe

Whether or not Android's openness makes it an easy target for malware writers, these apps can help protect your handset.

How to Become an Ethical Hacker

Not all hackers do evil work. Here's what you need to know to use your hacking skills to do good.

How to Locate Your Unprotected Android Device

If you lose your Android smartphone and didn't proactively install a security or remote locator app, you can still find your missing phone by following our handy guide.

How to Choose a Router for Your Business

Although a consumer-level router is good enough for some small businesses, you need stronger, more secure equipment that can handle traffic among many users. Here are the must-have features in a serious router.

How to choose a mobile carrier for your small business

Before you lock your company into a contract, consider these tips--they'll help you read between the lines of the carriers' fine print and make the smartest choice.

How to Keep Your PC Safe With Sandboxing

Setting up your PC to run important apps in a sandbox can help you avoid malware infections. Here's how to do it.

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How to choose an ISP for your small business

Discover which connection type and features are best for your business, and learn what to look for when comparing services.

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2012 Review: A Two-Way Firewall With Room for Improvement

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2012 gives good protection against hackers, but we'd like it better if it protected against Web-based exploits as well.

Lock Down Your Wi-Fi Network: 8 Tips for Small Businesses

By default, Wi-Fi is not secure. But these best practices will help you lock down and encrypt your company's wireless connections, both in and out of the office.

Wi-Fi Security Do's and Don'ts