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.

How to evaluate software asset management tools

Roblox’s cloud-native catastrophe: A post mortem

Roblox’s cloud-native catastrophe: A post mortem

How Roblox chased down and fixed the flaws in its HashiCorp-powered distributed infrastructure that caused a three-day worldwide outage.

What app developers need to do now to fight Log4j exploits

What app developers need to do now to fight Log4j exploits

Why you may already be at risk, how to detect and mitigate the Log4j vulnerabilities now, and how to improve your code security in the future.

Review: Microsoft Windows Defender comes up short

Review: Microsoft Windows Defender comes up short

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

Check Point SandBlast takes endpoint protection to another level

Check Point SandBlast takes endpoint protection to another level

Check Point has long been known as a firewall company, but it is reaching beyond its roots with a new series of protective technologies under its SandBlast line.

10 cutting-edge tools that take endpoint security to a new level

10 cutting-edge tools that take endpoint security to a new level

The 10 products tested in this review go beyond proactive monitoring and endpoint protection and look more closely at threats

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

5 trends shaking up multifactor authentication

5 trends shaking up multifactor authentication

One of the biggest surprises in MFA tools is that physical tokens are making a comeback, with encryption keys embedded in 'smart' hardware tokens

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.

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

Quickly estimate the cost of your cloud environment

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