David Strom

David Strom has been contributing to Computerworld off and on since 1996, and has been the editor-in-chief at Network Computing and Tom's Hardware.com. He can be reached via his website strominator.com.

Best tools for single sign-on

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

Best tools for cutting cloud costs

Best tools for cutting cloud costs

As you move workloads to the cloud, you’ve probably already discovered that keeping track of your monthly cloud computing bills isn't easy.

Paying too much for cloud services? These five tools can help cut your cloud costs

Paying too much for cloud services? These five tools can help cut your cloud costs

While it is great that cloud providers base their fees on what resources you actually consume, the various elements of your bill are daunting and complex, to say the least.

NAC is back. And better than ever

NAC is back. And better than ever

We review 5 of the leading network access control products.

Review: Portnox, Extreme lead NAC pack

Review: Portnox, Extreme lead NAC pack

Network Access Control (NAC) products continue to get better and easier to use.

Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

There are plenty of cities in the U.S. that want to lay claim to becoming the "next" Silicon Valley, but a dusty desert town in the south of Israel called Beersheva might actually have a shot at becoming something more modest, and...

Uptime simplifies system and server monitoring

Uptime simplifies system and server monitoring

Server and systems management tools have long been too expensive and too complex to actually use without spending thousands of dollars on consultants. Uptime Software has been trying to change that with a product that can be installed...

CheckPoint, Watchguard earn top spots in UTM shootout

CheckPoint, Watchguard earn top spots in UTM shootout

UTM appliances for SMB security are getting smaller, more powerful and more feature rich.

UTM Shootout: Security appliances for SMBs are smaller, more powerful and packed with new features

UTM Shootout: Security appliances for SMBs are smaller, more powerful and packed with new features

Vendors are coming up with new ways to fit enterprise-grade security features into more compact and more powerful appliances.

Silicon dinner table: Teaching entrepreneurship family style

Silicon dinner table: Teaching entrepreneurship family style

Not everyone can grow up with a parent who launches new tech companies, but those who do have some lessons to share with the rest of us.

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