David Strom

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


Best tools for email encryption

Best tools for email encryption

The products we reviewed show good signs that encryption has finally come of age.

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

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

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

Best tools for single sign-on

Best tools for single sign-on

It has been a few years since we last looked at single sign-on products, the field has gotten more crowded and more capable.

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...

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