Independent Consulting and Analysis May 2013 – Present

6/2013 – 7/2013 Ghost-wrote articles for Microsoft on software development on new Windows platforms.
6/2013 – 8/2013 Wrote several articles for Dell for their own sites, mostly discussing new Intel processors and their benefits for portable devices.
7/2013 – 10/2013 Various articles for Betanews ( on storage, mobility, security, operating systems.
9/2013 – 10/2013 Feature for InformationWeek on migrating to Office 365. (
9/2013 – 5/2015 Many, many articles including testing, on enterprise security for ZDNet ( My most common topic was software vulnerability and how to mitigate and otherwise address them. I advocated for forceful IT policies to implement best practices, especially with respect to Identity and Access Management and software updates.
11/2013 – 12/2013 Wrote several articles for Intel and Dell for their own sites, mostly discussing the benefits of blade servers and 10Gb Ethernet.
11/2013 – 12/2013 White paper, infographic and webinar for IMation on their “Windows to Go” devices. ( These are cryptographically and physically secure USB thumb drives off of which a user can boot and run securely, no matter the security state of the host system.
12/2013 Consulting to a local medical office, rebuilding their entire network, including new servers and NAS and establishing secure practices. Updated software, set up systems for automating software updates and backups, lessened privileges of ordinary users, and strengthened password requirements.
1/2014 – 3/2014 Articles for Brocade on SDN (Software-Defined Networking) introducing the topic and exploring SDN architectures and security implications. No longer online.
2/2014 Developed content (presentation, questions) for a panel on BYOD security. Covered different models (user-owned vs. corporate-owned), containerization, best practices and other major topics
3/2014 Article for Dr. Dobb’s Journal on the use of GOTO in modern programming ( – not a big deal, but I’m proud of it)
3/2014 – 5/2014 Comparative review and analysis of web APIs for e-Signing services, for ProgrammableWeb/Mulesoft (!134182&authkey=!ALF70TwtwPQ0F8s&ithint=file%2cpdf)
6/2014 – 9/2014 Focused on ZDNet writing (
9/2014 A series of interviews with MediaSurvey, a site for the technology public relations business, discussing ways to approach the trade press.
9/2014 – 10/2014 Wrote a series of web articles for OneLogin, a cloud IAM (Identity and Access Management) solution, mostly HowTo material.
10/2014 – 11/2014 Guide to network intelligence services and associated webinar (for HP/TippingPoint – no longer online)
12/2014 – 1/2015 Series of articles on IAM for SandHill publications (articles placed somewhere without my name on them)
2/2015 – 4/2015 Several blogs for Yottaa, a CDN, on their and other CDN technologies
3/2015 – 5/2015 Series of video interviews on mobile security for Sprint
3/2015 – 12/2015 Ghost write blog for Synametrics (
4/2015, 6/2015, 8/2015 Articles on web APIs for ProgramableWeb, example: (
6/2015 Article for Ars Technica on problems with VPNs and open Wi-Fi (
10/2015 Feature for Ars Technica on the potential for mobile web sites to supplant native mobile apps (
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