David Strom

David Strom writes and speaks about security, networking and communications topics for CSO Online, Network World, Computerworld, and other publications. He can be reached through his web site, or on Twitter @dstrom.


Zix wins 5-vendor email encryption shootout

Zix wins 5-vendor email encryption shootout

In this review, we looked at five email encryption products, four of which employ encryption gateways and one that’s end-to-end.

Review: Microsoft Windows Defender comes up short

Review: Microsoft Windows Defender comes up short

Windows 10 anti-virus tool works well for consumer devices, but management quirks limit its enterprise usefulness.

How to buy endpoint security products

How to buy endpoint security products

While there is no single endpoint security product that can suit all situations, endpoint configurations and IT requirements, there are a few key things to consider in your purchase.

5 trends shaking up multi-factor authentication

5 trends shaking up multi-factor authentication

Perhaps the biggest surprise in our review of nine multi-factor authentication products is that physical tokens are making a comeback. Many IT managers were hoping that software-based tokens, which are easier to deploy and manage,...

How to evaluate password managers

How to evaluate password managers

All password managers have up to as many as four separate products for storing passwords, but not all tools support all four mechanisms.

Review: Password managers help keep hackers at bay

Review: Password managers help keep hackers at bay

LastPass, Keeper top the field in test of 10 password managers.

Review: Carbon Black and Cylance: The new face of endpoint security

Review: Carbon Black and Cylance: The new face of endpoint security

We looked at two relatively new products, Carbon Black (now owned by Bit9) and Cylance Protect. Both are designed to approach securing your endpoints from a different and more complete perspective.

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

Here's how to quickly estimate the cost of your cloud environment.

Review: Email encryption has gotten so much better, you’d be crazy not to use it

Review: Email encryption has gotten so much better, you’d be crazy not to use it

Hushmail, Virtru, HP Voltage, Datamotion, AppRiver, ProtonMail, Tutanova offer options for protecting email from prying eyes.

Review: Single sign-on tools offer impressive new capabilities

Review: Single sign-on tools offer impressive new capabilities

Centrify edges Okta and OneLogin in seven-vendor shootout.

These organizations will train, mentor and help you find your next job for free

Looking for a career change? These initiatives are committed to preparing you for a new job in the tech sector in your community

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