Tag Archives: Network Security

Part 2 | Beginner’s Guide to Firewalls for Small Networks | Network Design

This is Part 2 of the series: A Beginner’s Guide to Hardware Firewalls. In Part 2 I briefly review some history of firewalls and discuss how they’ve evolved in recent years. Network design and how firewalls are incorporated into networks is examined as well as why this would be something worthwhile to consider. Last I expose readers to some newer types of firewalls, which can vary considerably from their older counterparts. Continue reading

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Brand New Device Secures Networks & Protects Against KRACK Attacks

Recent articles about the newest WiFi security threat flooded the news last week. This week I’m excited to share a brand new device I discovered that will protect your network from this new threat which is called a Krack Attack. Continue reading

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What Hacker’s Don’t Want You to Know About Firewalls

With this post I begin a brand new series of articles in which I’ll discuss pretty much every aspect of Firewalls that there is to discuss. What they are, who should use them them, and most importantly, how to go about finding a good one. This will be a series of posts because ultimately I’ll convey a lot of information…too much to comfortably include in one article. Continue reading

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Why You Should Never Use Public WiFi’s & My Tiny Hardware Firewall Review

It’s never a good idea to connect to a public WiFi network at a hotel (or anywhere else for that matter,) but sometimes you need to. After all, it’s almost impossible to remain internet free for an entire vacation! Since we will be vacationing soon I decided to find a way to stay safe yet have excellent internet service too. Oh, and I wanted to do this by not spending a lot of money! This post poses my dilemma and shares my solution. Continue reading

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