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 polls are hacked: What every business should know

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.

Best WordPress security: Top tools and best practices

Best WordPress security: Top tools and best practices

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

10 Slack security tools compared

10 Slack security tools compared

Slack does a good job of protecting its own code, but you'll need help to stop malware delivered through Slack messages or to avoid exposing personal information.

How to set up a successful digital forensics program

How to set up a successful digital forensics program

The time to set up a digital forensics program is before you have a breach. Here are the decisions you need to make.

Top application security tools for 2019

Top application security tools for 2019

Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential. These tools can help find and fix them.

The Sony hacker indictment: 5 lessons for IT security

The Sony hacker indictment: 5 lessons for IT security

The recent indictment of North Korean hacker Park Jin Hyok contains valuable information from the FBI’s investigation that will help you defend against similar attacks.

New tools protect your AWS infrastructure

New tools protect your AWS infrastructure

Rhino Security and Amazon offer tools to improve visibility into your AWS cloud environments, making it easier to find configuration errors and vulnerabilities.

Mastering email security with DMARC, SPF and DKIM

Mastering email security with DMARC, SPF and DKIM

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 to perform a risk assessment: Rethinking the process

How to perform a risk assessment: Rethinking the process

New regulations and a changing threat landscape mean you need a different approach to your security risk assessment process.

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

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

Cloud access security brokers have come a long way in a few years and can be an effective way to manage authentication and encryption across cloud and on-premise systems.

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