Articles By Eric Geier

Why Windows 8 offers better security for startups

When Windows 8 comes out later this year, the new Start screen and Metro-style apps will likely be the first changes you'll notice, but those aren't the only things that are new. Microsoft

Published on: May 18th, 2012 Eric Geier

How to choose the right cloud host for your business

Not sure what cloud computing is, or how it can benefit your business? In this article, I’ll introduce you to the cloud, help you interpret the buzzwords, and explain how your business might

Published on: April 11th, 2012 Eric Geier

How to become an ethical hacker

Do viruses, DDoS attacks, or buffer overflows tickle your fancy? If so, you might consider becoming a legal hacker, aka an ethical hacker, "white hat" hacker, or penetration tester. Businesses and government-related organizations

Published on: February 16th, 2012 Eric Geier

How to choose the best ISP for your small business

It may seem as if all Internet connections are the same, but some differences--beyond price--exist between Internet service providers, and between types of connections that a single ISP offers. This guide is designed

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Eric Geier

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2012 stops hackers cold

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall has been arguably the most popular third-party firewall for Windows. It's a two-way firewall that's designed to help protect your PC from hackers getting in and any malicious programs on

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Eric Geier

How to recover your PC from a malware attack

Is your computer running slower than usual? Are you getting lots of pop-ups? Have you seen other weird problems crop up? If so, your PC might be infected with a virus, spyware, or

Published on: November 17th, 2011 Eric Geier

11 Android apps to squeeze the most out of your smartphone

The mobile operating system Android for phones and tablets offers a wide variety of apps and can be quite useful in your professional and personal life. But after you've added a bunch of

Published on: September 21st, 2011 Eric Geier

Free Web security for SMBs

Are you looking to cut expenses for your small business or organization? You can save some cash by replacing those annual antivirus subscriptions with free equivalents. Though most free tools are restricted to

Published on: September 16th, 2011 Eric Geier