David Gilbert

David Gilbert has worked as a journalist for the last decade, and for the last seven years has focused on technology, including cybersecurity, privacy and cryptocurrencies. Most recently he worked as European technology editor at the International Business Times, specialising in covering the global smartphone industry and the dangerous world of cybercrime. Prior to this David worked as the Technology Editor for the UK edition of IBTimes for over three-and-a-half years, winning the prestigious Digital Writer of the Year award at the Online Media Awards in 2013. Previously, he worked as news editor at Trusted Reviews for two years after moving to London from Ireland where he worked for national and regional newspapers for three years.

Articles by David

*Post Updated for 2021! - Dropbox stores a vast amount of data for over half a billion people globally. Should you trust it with your data and how can you make it more secure?
By David Gilbert in Cloud and Online Backup on July 23, 2021
We recently looked at what a Trump presidency might mean for privacy and security. How does this com
By David Gilbert in VPN & Privacy on August 28, 2018
Trump has no record of time in government and the "Positions" portion of his website fails to mentio
By David Gilbert in VPN & Privacy on December 18, 2018
If you use Skype, should you be concerned about your security and privacy? We take a look and investigate some more secure alternatives.
By David Gilbert in Information Security on September 20, 2023