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Tip of the Week: How Using an Inconspicuous SSID for Your Wi-Fi Deters Hackers

Tip of the Week: How Using an Inconspicuous SSID for Your Wi-Fi Deters Hackers

When you turn on your device’s Wi-Fi capabilities, do you ever take the time to look at some of the names of your neighbors’ connections? You’ll see some rather boring names as well; some might just use the name of their organization or the family’s name, or even just the default SSID used by the router. The fact of the matter is that a wireless network name that’s easy to gloss over is a best practice for network security.

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Tip of the Week: 3 Considerations to Make When Setting Up a Guest WiFi Hotspot

b2ap3_thumbnail_wifi_guest_400.jpgYour business’s operations rely on wireless Internet in order to maintain optimal efficiency, and it’s normal to not want to share this private connection with just any stranger that wanders into your office. However, guests or potential clients that visit your office might want a piece of the action, too. It’s clear that you don’t want them accessing your private network, so the natural solution is to integrate a guest wireless hotspot that gives visitors the luxury of Internet without compromising your connection’s security.

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Time to Go Mobile: 3 Mobile Device Tethering Options

b2ap3_thumbnail_wireless_signal_400.jpgMobile WiFi is an imperative part of how you get things done while you’re out and about, but did you know that you can use your mobile device as a hotspot? This is one of the many features that modern smartphones come equipped with that are designed to help you remain as productive as possible. There are three ways of tethering your device to your smartphone to take advantage of a mobile WiFi hotspot, but which one is the most efficient?

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3 WiFi Tips To Improve Performance and Troubleshoot Issues

b2ap3_thumbnail_wifi_internet_connection_400.jpgIn the modern business landscape, WiFi is more important than ever before. In recent years, the capabilities of WiFi technology have improved dramatically, prompting more businesses to utilize wireless technology. An increased dependency on WiFi means that a working wireless connection is critical to operations. This requires knowing how to both properly setup and maintain your wireless network.

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Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Extend Your WiFi Signal

b2ap3_thumbnail_wifi_extention_400.jpgToday, having a strong WiFi signal is critical. You need a reliable signal for every part of your home, office, and even outside the building. Is your wireless signal strong in some areas and spotty in others? Would your life be immensely easier if your signal extended for just one or two more rooms? For this week’s tip, here’s how you can extend your WiFi signal.

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Is WiFi Service a Burden or an Investment for Your Business?

b2ap3_thumbnail_do_you_offer_free_wifi_400.jpg"Free WiFi Zone." You see the sign advertised in the window of a new coffee shop. You've got a lot of work to do and you want a change of scenery, so you pack up your laptop and pay them a visit. The coffee is great, but the WiFi service is lousy. In fact, the spotty WiFi service is so poor that you get frustrated and leave, vowing to never shop there again.

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Be Wary of Free Wi-Fi

b2ap3_thumbnail_securephone400.jpgWhen browsing the Internet on your smartphone, you know how to be on the lookout for scams that will disable your device with viruses; but did you know that you also need to be careful which Internet connection you use? By connecting to the wrong Wi-Fi signal, you could be falling for a scam.

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