Home > Articles > Cisco Network Technology > General Networking > Ten Useful and Free Networking Tools

Ten Useful and Free Networking Tools

Article Description

Eric Geier, author of Wi-Fi Hotspots: Setting Up Public Wireless Internet Access, shares 10 free networking tools and utilities. From stumblers to help you detect nearby networks, sniffers to see the data, and replacement firmware projects to supercharge your network, you ought to find at least some of some of the tools discussed here useful for your situation.
9. Hotspot Shield: To Secure Your Wi-Fi in Public

9. Hotspot Shield: To Secure Your Wi-Fi in Public

VPNs have a few different uses. One is to secure your connections on public networks such as Wi-Fi hotspots or wired Internet ports.

While connected to a VPN, all your Internet traffic goes through the secure tunnel to the endpoint (your office).

Therefore, if you use a VPN while on an unprotected network, all your Internet traffic is encrypted by the VPN tunnel.

Hotspot Shield protects against any nearby eavesdroppers or hackers.

10. 10. Undelete: So Network Shares Can Use the Recycle Bin | Next Section Previous Section