Monthly Archives: July 2015

Windows 10 WiFi Sense feature faces security backlash

A Windows 10 WiFi feature that shares network passwords with email and social media contacts is facing a backlash after security experts raised a number of concerns with the service. WiFi Sense works by sharing WiFi passwords by default when installing Windows 10 in 'Express Mode' with contacts listed in Outlook, [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|

Rest Easy About Your Personal Data: Xirrus Is Safe Harbor-Certified

Knowing that your personal information—name, address, phone numbers, and more—might cross international borders can be a bit anxiety-provoking. Recognizing this, back in the late ‘90s the European Union stepped up protection of citizen privacy by prohibiting companies from transferring personal information to any country outside the EU—unless the countries met [...]

By | July 27th, 2015|

Xirrus Demonstrates Commitment to Safe Data-Handling Practices with Safe Harbor Self-Certification

Xirrus is first W-Fi provider to assure international customers and partners with policies, procedures and training that safeguard personal data THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – July 28, 2015 – Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, is committed to protecting personal data with its Safe Harbor self-certification in compliance with [...]

By | July 27th, 2015|

10 Tips for Quality Wi-Fi – Tip #5: Beware of and avoid RF Interference as much as possible

We sometimes forget that Wi-Fi is simply another form of radio frequency (RF) communication, just like car radios, cellular phone calls and satellite transmissions. As a result, Wi-Fi networks are always susceptible to RF interference from an array of sources. In fact, interference is often unavoidable. Wi-Fi operates in unlicensed [...]

By | July 22nd, 2015|

We heart Wi-Fi

Plans to make the Philippines a virtually connected country will finally turn into reality when the Science and Technology Department begins testing its free public Wi-Fi service this week on a limited basis in six hubs in Metro Manila. If all goes smoothly, select public areas in close to 1,000 [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|