networking

The Difference Between Wi-Fi Security Protocols: WPA2-AES Vs WPA2-TKIP

Setting up encryption on your wireless router is one of the most important things you can do for your network security, but your router probably offers various different options — WPA2-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES), and WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) among the alphabet soup. How-To Geek explains which one to choose for a faster, more secure home network.


Beyond Event Hopping: How To Step Up Your Professional Networking

Sometimes, professional networking can feel like a never-ending cycle of event hopping and meeting random people. If you’re feeling frustrated, we’ve got some battle-tested information that can help you improve your networking efforts.


Access OS X's Packet Sniffer With The Wireless Diagnostics Tool

We’ve shown you how to tap your network and monitor everything that’s happening before. However, blogger Jacob Salmela’s shows off a trick that makes it even easier using OS X Yosemite’s packet sniffer.


How To Safely Share Your Home Wi-Fi With Friends

You probably work hard to make sure your Wi-Fi network is secure. That’s important, but sometimes — when you have guests over or host events, for example — sharing is good too. Here’s how to share your Wi-Fi without compromising your security.


Become A Business Networking Rock Star With The Cluster Method

Some people just seem to know everyone. They’re networking rock stars. To achieve that legendary status among your contacts, try thinking of them as clusters.


Choose Powerline Adaptors For Distance, Wireless AC For Speed

Most of use use wireless to connect the devices in our home, but as we’ve discussed before, wired is usually faster, even if it’s through your wall with a powerline adaptor. With wireless AC, however, the game has changed a bit.


Find A Career Wingman To Help Navigate The Career Ladder

When you’re trying to move up in your job, most people will advise you to network. While you’re trying to meet new people, consider finding yourself a career wingman.


Focus On Food To Be Better At Networking

Networking is an often tedious part of career-building. There’s one thing everyone has in common, though: a need to eat. To get better at networking, focus on the food.


Why Business Cards Still Matter (And How To Effectively Use Yours)

With most business being done digitally, you might think that business cards don’t matter anymore. But they can offer a lot. Here’s why they’re still important for business and how you can get the most out of yours.


How To Hack Your Own Network And Beef Up Its Security With Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here’s how to use it to give your own a network a security checkup.