Author Archive for metageek

Announcing the new inSSIDer Office

Following a successful Beta period, today marks the official release of the new inSSIDer Office!   This new version of inSSIDer Office includes everything you love about inSSIDer 4 along with enhancements that ease the pains of small network administration.…

Eye P.A. Update

Today marks the release of an update to Eye P.A., our packet analysis and visualization software. Most noticeable is a new paint job for the treepies and timeline. This new color scheme comes as a result of feedback when looking…

Cities With The Best Wi‑Fi Connection

Did you know that Google Fiber has an average download speed of 190.45 Mb/s? Thats over 22x faster than the national average of 8.6Mb/s. Check out the Infographic below for more interesting facts on Wi-Fi coverage!      Infographic courtesy…

Are you seeing ALL Wi‑Fi channels?

While teaching a Wi-Fi class recently, I had a conversation with one attendee that I’ve had more than just a couple of times before. It went something like: “Hey MetaGeek guy. Why doesn’t inSSIDer on my brand new laptop see…

War Kitteh!

Since 1993, Las Vegas has been a destination for some of the world’s smartest security pros, researchers, hackers, and government agents. It’s not the gambling or the magic that bring these White, Black, and Grey Hats to Vegas– it’s DEF…

MetaGeek launches inSSIDer PCI Compliance

MetaGeek launches inSSIDer PCI Compliance to complete the wireless scanning requirement for PCI compliance. Recent Gartner research estimated that almost 20% of corporations have rogue APs in their network at some time. Generally these are unknowledgeable or impatient employees. But…

Chanalyzer 5 gets new Device Finder

Sometimes interfering devices are so bad and stomp all over your WLAN you have to do something about it. Those cheap-o security cameras, cordless phones, and so on take down YOUR critical WLAN, or at the very least leave you…