JD Sartain

tech journalist

JD Sartain is a technology journalist from Boston. She writes for PCWorld, Network World, CIO, & several other tech magazines.

Top 5 tools to protect internet privacy

Security among the hot jobs of the future

Security among the hot jobs of the future

It is clear that new technologies like robotics, self-driving cars, 3D printing, drones, artificial intelligence and virtual reality will create major upheavals in all sorts of labor markets, not just technology. (Think self-driving...

In the wrong hands, drones can be life-threatening

In the wrong hands, drones can be life-threatening

There’s no limit to the beneficial uses of drone technology. Dropping Zika-fighting pesticides or firefighting chemicals in remote areas. Search and rescue. Delivering emergency medical supplies. The list goes on and on. But what...

Does quantum cryptology offer hack-proof security?

Does quantum cryptology offer hack-proof security?

New quantum cryptology research could result in systems that are impossible to hack. But good luck trying to explain it to your boss.

Top security tools in the fight against cybercrime

Top security tools in the fight against cybercrime

There’s no silver bullet, so load up with as many of these as you can.

13 must-have security tools

13 must-have security tools

Security toolsNetwork World asked security pros to name their No. 1, must-have, go-to security tool. We received responses from industry analysts, enterprise security practitioners, academics, and members of industry associations....

Why disaster recovery planning can save lives

Why disaster recovery planning can save lives

After Hurricane Katrina left its mark on Louisiana, the CIO of LifeShare Blood Centers says the need a disaster recovery plan hit home.

Feds cracks down on data brokers

J. Elizabeth Hill, a nurse living in San Diego, recently received a Gmail message from her nephew. Pasted inside was an article about soldiers in Afghanistan and the discrepancies regarding the ammunition they use. 15 social media...

How to fight back against privacy pirates

Have you Googled yourself lately? Is the information about you accurate or full of inconsistencies, both of which can be devastating? Accurate information that you'd rather be kept private can be used by stalkers to find where you...

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