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David Strom

Security Evangelist

David is an award-winning writer, speaker, editor, video blogger, and online communications professional who also advises numerous startup and well-established technology ventures. He began his career as an in-house IT analyst and has founded numerous technology print and online publications, such as editor-in-chief of Network Computing magazine and as part of the launch team of PC Week's Connectivity section. David has written two books and spoken around the world at various conferences and been on national radio and television talking about network technologies. He continues to build websites and publish articles on a wide variety of technology topics geared towards networking, security, channel, PC enthusiasts, OEMs, and consumers. In addition to these activities, he consults to vendors and evaluates emerging technologies, products, strategies, and trends to help position and improve their technology products.

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Britain’s GCHQ Wants to Help You Improve Your Password Strength

We use too many passwords, and the majority of the time, those passwords are weak. Improving password strength is key to boosting cybersecurity.

Making Security Best Practices More Viable

When it comes to security best practices, there is an ocean of difference between the average security expert and the common user.

What Is Polymorphic Malware and Why Should I Care?

Polymorphic malware may be a serious threat, but some of the strategies used to create it could be applied to malware defenses, as well.

How Banks Are Leveraging Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies

Many banks are exploring the possibilities of bitcoin and blockchain technologies, which have already drastically changed the digital currency landscape.

A Progress Report on FIDO Authentication

The Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance is dedicated to improving authentication standards across industries and applications.

Three Security Best Practices for the Modern Era

Here are three things enterprises can do to immediately improve their security posture as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Hammertoss: What, Me Worry?

Hammertoss uses legitimate sites to distribute malware, which makes detecting it and protecting against it a challenge for many IT departments.

Should You Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a popular cryptocurrency, and enterprises are slowly considering the possibility of using it to pay employees' salaries.

The Impact of the End of Windows XP on Your Enterprise

It wasn't all that long ago that Windows XP was present in the vast majority of enterprises. In fact, it's still prevalent, bringing many security risks.

Securing the Nonprofit

Nonprofits and NGOs face a particular challenge when it comes to securing their critical data and forming their security infrastructure.