Author: Stephen Cooper

Stephen Cooper

Stephen Cooper has taken a close interest in online security since his thesis on internet encryption in the early 90s. He believes that technology should serve the needs of people and so writing about protection from snoopers and hackers is his ideal niche. After working as an IT consultant across Europe and the USA, he has become adept at explaining complicated technology in everyday terms. He is a people person with an interest in technology.


Security Testing: Techniques & Tools

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10 Best Online Port Scanners

What is an open port and why is it a problem? Find out about port scanners and protect your system from attack. “Port” is a confusing term in IT. It…


What is MQTT?

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WhatsUp Gold Review

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