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.

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VPNs can complement SASE

VPNs can complement SASE

New protocols help keep VPNs relevant in the face of secure access service edge and zero-trust network access.

4 networking best practices learned from the Atlassian network outage

4 networking best practices learned from the Atlassian network outage

Software vendor posts detailed analysis of what went wrong to help others avoid the same fate

Linksys Velop boosts home network throughput

Linksys Velop boosts home network throughput

If you are going to invest in smart home tech, you want a solidly performing wireless network throughout your house. There are two ways to increase performance: one is to optimize the connection between you and your ISP. The other is...

Apple v. Amazon v. Google: How to pick a home network hub

Apple v. Amazon v. Google: How to pick a home network hub

This is the second in a series of articles on how to successfully and securely deploy smart home technology. The first decision you need to make in your smart home journey is selecting the right ecosystem.

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. The gateways usually rely on plug-ins to Outlook and browsers so you can continue using your existing...

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.

7 trends in advanced endpoint protection

7 trends in advanced endpoint protection

After extensive testing of 10 advanced endpoint protection products, we have identified a series of broad industry trends.

First Look: Google’s Pixel C tablet is sexy but won’t replace your laptop

First Look: Google’s Pixel C tablet is sexy but won’t replace your laptop

Pixel C is the first all-Google Android tablet. It has a 10.2-inch screen and is designed to be used with a companion keyboard that also doubles as a protective cover. The tablet isn’t quite a total replacement for your laptop but it...

Free download: A get-up-to-speed guide on hyper-converged infrastructure

A quickly evolving market with newcomers and some old-timers too

Free download: A get-up-to-speed guide on VDI

Learn how VDI can help your organization navigate shifts in business, and user needs

Free download: A get-up-to-speed guide on moving legacy apps to the cloud

There are many benefits to migrating legacy apps to the cloud—and many paths to success. This guide explains how to make that transition.

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