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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.

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.

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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 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.

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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 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

These 11 tips will help you protect your wireless networks.

How to Remove Malware From Your Windows PC

Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.

A Tour of Windows Intune's Admin Features: Pictures

The cloud-based Intune is a good bargain for a small business managing multiple PCs. Here's a closer look at how it works for the admin in the driver's seat.

Get Started Managing Multiple PCs with Windows Intune

Discover Microsoft’s new cloud-based service to remotely secure, monitor, manage, and assist PCs via the Internet. Check out the features and see how to get started.

How to Use BitLocker to Encrypt Your Hard Drive

Here's how to use Windows's built-in BitLocker feature to encrypt your entire hard drive.