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Articles by Eric Geier 

5 Ways to Make Your Browser More Secure

Think installing antivirus software is all you need to do to protect data while surfing the Web? Don't kid yourself -- and use these five ways to make browsing sessions more secure.

Windows 8: New Business-friendly Security Features

Windows 8 is packed with new security features that should appeal to both end users and system administrators.

How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt

This open-source software for Mac and Linux does for DNS what SSL does for HTTP: It encrypts DNS traffic to prevent spoofing, snooping, and man-in-the-middle attacks.

How to Secure Your Facebook Business Page

Could your company's Facebook Page be easily hacked? We cover the key steps to maintaining a secure social media presence for your business or organization on Facebook.

Hiring Hackers and Buying Malware is Easy

The only thing you need to know to become a cybercriminal these days is where to deposit the money.

Review: 3 Free Bootable Rescue Discs

Any one of these discs can get your computer back on track.

6 Tips for Better Mobile Security

You need to take mobile device security just as seriously as you do for your PCs and laptops.

Is Your Free AV a System Hog?

Antivirus software is a necessity these days but some solutions are a bigger drain on system resources than others. See how AVG, Microsoft, Avast and Comodo compare.

8 iOS Security Apps for Jailbroken Devices

Want to get more out of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and be secure? Read on.

Tools to Deploy 802.1X on Mobile Devices

There are several solutions out there from Microsoft, Apple and others that will help automate this task for Android, iOS, Mac and BlackBerry.

Review: SUPERAntiSpyware 5

Cool new features, a better UI, and less of system hog, SUPERAntiSpyware 5 is definitely worth a look.

Intro to Next Generation Firewalls

Next gen firewalls are definitely a step in the right direction.

More Tips on Removing Viruses and Malware

If you think you’re infected these tips can help clean your computer. If you aren’t infected (yet), take notes so you’ll know what to do when the time comes.

Another Guide to Free Antivirus Software

In this installment, we look at four more free antivirus software providers -- Returnil, Outpost, Avira, and Panda – worth checking out.

Antivirus Review: Bootable Discs and Bootable USBs

If a virus is shutting you out of your Windows machine, consider using these free bootable discs or bootable USBs.

Using Wi-Fi Security on Mobile Phones and Devices

Encryption is the key to your surfing safety.

A Guide to Free Antivirus Software

AVG, Microsoft, Comodo and Avast ... they're all free but which one is right for you?

How to Secure Your PCs on a Budget

Honestly, you don’t have to spend anything to secure your computers.

How to Securely Manage Wi-Fi on Smart Phones and Tablets

If being mobile is part of your daily life, you need to take Wi-Fi security seriously.

How to Protect an Entire Network with Untangle

The Untangle platform can cover an entire network, providing protection for mobile devices and adding a second layer of protection for PCs.

Upgrading Wi-Fi Security from WEP to WPA2

WEP security can easily be cracked. That’s why you should use Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) to protect your wireless network.

How to Back Up, Wipe, and Protect Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Think before you sell, trash, or send your mobile devices off for repair. They can contain just as much personal and sensitive data as your PC.

8 Security Resolutions for 2011

Here are eight New Year’s resolutions to consider for keeping your computers and gadgets secure – all of which you may be able to be keep without spending a dime.

Pushing 802.1X Settings to iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads

Configuring and supporting mobile devices might just put you over the edge. However, at least Apple provides full 802.1X support and a nifty configuration utility and scheme for its mobile products.

8 New Security Add-Ons for Firefox

Improve browser security and protect your privacy--and your identity--with these eight great open source add-ons for the Firefox Web browser.