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.

Is Dropbox Secure? 9 Ways To Make The File Sharing Service Safer To Use
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on December 28, 2017 at 12:13 pm
Is Dropbox Secure? 9 Ways To Make The File Sharing Service Safer To Use

Edward Snowden called Dropbox “hostile to privacy”, we take a look at some of the issues and explain how you you can make the service more secure.

What a Hillary Clinton presidency would mean for privacy and security
By in VPN & Privacy, on September 21, 2016 at 9:36 am
What a Hillary Clinton presidency would mean for privacy and security

We recently looked at what a Trump presidency might mean for privacy and security. How does this compare to Hilary Clinton’s stance and likely policies?

What a Donald Trump presidency would mean for privacy and security
By in VPN & Privacy, on September 6, 2016 at 11:38 am
What a Donald Trump presidency would mean for privacy and security

Trump has no record of time in government and the “Positions” portion of his website fails to mention privacy or cybersecurity even once.

How to secure your webcam
By in Information Security, on August 17, 2016 at 9:22 am
How to secure your webcam

Chances are your laptop has a webcam, but could it be spying on you? We take a look at how secure webcams are and what you can do to mitigate the risks.

Is Skype Safe and Secure? What are the Alternatives?
By in Information Security, on July 20, 2016 at 12:16 pm
Is Skype Safe and Secure? What are the Alternatives?

Is Skype a good option for those who value their privacy and security? We take a look at how safe and secure Skype is and what the alternatives are.