Internet Access Speed

Here are some links to test your Internet access speed:

http://speedtest.net

I added the speedtest site as it is my new favourite with a nice graphic for choosing the closest Internet server. Latest measurement was 5.8 mb/s download and 0.77 mb/s upload.

http://www.internetfrog.com/mypc/speedtest/
Internet frog provides a useful comparison against a chart of access speeds for different technologies. It shows 5.3 mb/s download and 0.349 mb/s upload.
http://www.bandwidthplace.com/speedtest/
http://www.abeltronica.com/velocimetro/pt/?idioma=uk&newlang=uk
The internet frog site seems to be a good site for accurate results.

Here are some sites for ip address and tools

http://www.whatsmyipaddress.com/
and security:

https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2