Tips for Securing Your Home Router
Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router — and by extension, your network — is as secure as possible.
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Microsoft Windows Home Server
If you have a home network, you'll welcome the easy file sharing, remote access and the image-based backup features of Windows Home Server.
MikroTik's The Dude
This free tool delivers many of the same capabilities that you'd find in pricey network monitoring tools. As long as you don't mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download.
If you're looking for Linux drivers for your wireless cards, try
This is a Linux driver for wireless LAN cards based
on Intersil's Prism2 chipset. The driver supports a so called Host
AP mode, i.e., it takes care of IEEE 802.11 management functions in
the host computer and acts as an access point. This does not require
any special firmware for the wireless LAN card. In addition to this,
it has support for normal station operations in BSS and possible
also in IBSS. [Thanks Mayly Sanchez!]