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Drew Robb

Drew Robb is a contributing writer for Datamation, Enterprise Storage Forum, eSecurity Planet, Channel Insider, and eWeek. He has been reporting on all areas of IT for more than 25 years. He has a degree from the University of Strathclyde UK (USUK), and lives in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.

Employee working with data.

6 Top Data Science Predictions

The discipline of data science has come into its own since the appearance of big data more than a decade ago. Just as the universe...
A software-protected laptop.

10 Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2023

We normally lay out five top predictions for the year. But with cybersecurity being such a vibrant — and sometimes frightening — field, we...
A pair of data center employees examine a server.

5 Top Security Assessment Trends

In times such as these, there is no resting on one’s security laurels.  Encouraged by the lucrative nature of ransomware and other malware scams, cybercriminals...
A network with multiple nodes.

Top Network Segmentation Trends

Network segmentation is a security strategy based around dividing a large network into smaller sections, each one isolated from the other.  These distinct network segments...
Cybersecurity protects data an employee inputs into a laptop and network. Courtesy Adobe.

5 Top Penetration Testing Trends

Penetration testing is based on the premise that one of the best ways to safeguard the enterprise is to pretend to be a hacker...
A global network of data and endpoints.

5 Top Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Trends

Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is such a battleground between security vendors that it has spawned a whole collection of additional terms as they...
Cybersecurity protecting data in a network.

5 Top Unified Threat Management (UTM) Trends

Unified threat management (UTM) is a security solution or appliance that brings together multiple security functions, such as antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, network firewalling, intrusion...
A global network of data and endpoints.

5 Top Network Detection and Response Trends

Networks are everywhere. They encompass every phone, tablet, laptop, PC, server, router, and switch. They extend along fiber and ethernet lines as well as...
Cloud computing with an employee using a laptop.

5 Top Network Access Control Trends 

Network access control (NAC) technology can perhaps be regarded as the traffic cop of the enterprise. NAC systems determine who has access to the...
Cloud cybersecurity protects network data.

5 Top Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) Trends

Firewall-as-a-service (FWaaS) is a way to deliver firewall capabilities to the enterprise or small business over the cloud. It is becoming a popular choice...