Monthly Archives - April 2017

tips to keep you safe on public wifi

Staying safe when using Public WiFi

Are you safe when using Public WiFi? Public WiFi infrastructure is growing rapidly. With so much focus on getting ourselves connected, have we actually stopped to consider how secure these connections actually are?  It’s worth doing your homework in order to verify a network that’s open or not familiar to you when accessing public WiFi hotspots. It’s pretty easy for someone who wants to intercept your data to set up a network called “Free WiFi” or any other variation that includes a [...]

router upgrade suggestions and considerations by pw data group

If you’re thinking about a router upgrade consider this first

Time for a Wireless Router Upgrade? Your router, the connection point for internal networks to link to the outside world, may not be suitable for a wireless network. Even routers that don’t include wireless support need to accommodate different network configurations to support a WLAN. It may not be as simple as just a router upgrade, consider this: A wireless network will have a different network address range than your wired network, and your router must support at least two network [...]