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.

What is a CASB? What you need to know before you buy

Best tools for single sign-on (SSO)

Best tools for single sign-on (SSO)

SSO can reduce the risk of weak passwords and administrative overhead associated with managing account access. These are the top single sign-on solutions to consider.

Evaluating DNS providers: 4 key considerations

Evaluating DNS providers: 4 key considerations

DNS attacks are increasing, Is your Domain Name System implementation up to snuff? Here's what you need to know to make sure you have the provider right for you.

How to prepare a SOC-as-a-service RFP

How to prepare a SOC-as-a-service RFP

Here's how one company structured its SOCaaS request for proposal document. Key takeaway: Don't be afraid to ask for too many details.

What is Magecart? How this hacker group steals payment card data

What is Magecart? How this hacker group steals payment card data

Hacking groups that make up Magecart are effective and persistent at stealing customer and payment card data through skimmers. Here's how they work and what you can do to mitigate the risk.

How to evaluate SOC-as-a-service providers

How to evaluate SOC-as-a-service providers

Not every organization that needs a security operations center can afford to equip and staff one. A number of providers provide SOC as a service. Here's what you need to know about them.

How to improve container security

How to improve container security

Securing your Docker and container infrastructure will take a combination of policies, explicit tools and careful examination of your apps. Here’s how to do it.

What are DMARC, SPF and DKIM? How to master email security with these protocols

What are DMARC, SPF and DKIM? How to master email security with these protocols

The three main email security protocols complement one another, so implementing them all provides the best protection. That’s easier said than done, but these tips can help.

How polls are hacked: What every business should know

How polls are hacked: What every business should know

The recent revelation that Michael Cohen paid to rig a presidential primary poll underscores the risks they present to business. Here's how to identify and prevent poll rigging.

What is application security? A process and tools for securing software

What is application security? A process and tools for securing software

Application security is the process of making apps more secure by finding, fixing, and enhancing the security of apps. Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential as threats become more potent and prevalent.

Building your forensic analysis toolset

Building your forensic analysis toolset

Every security team should have these types of digital forensics tools available. Many are free, and there are enough options to find one that suits your skills and approach.

Top tools and best practices for WordPress security

Top tools and best practices for WordPress security

Poorly secured WordPress websites are a favorite hacker target. Use these tools and advice to keep them out.

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