Stephen Cooper has taken a close interest in online security since his thesis on Internet encryption in the early 90s. That formed part of his BSC (Hons) in Computing and Informatics at the University of Plymouth. In those days, encapsulation techniques were just being formulated and Cooper kept an eye on those methodologies as they evolved into the VPN industry. Cooper went on to study an MSC in Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Kingston University.
Cooper worked as a technical consultant, sitting DBA exams and specializing in Oracle Applications. With a long experience as a programmer, Cooper is able to assess systems by breaking into programs and combing through the code. Knowledge of IT development and operations working practices helps him to focus his reviews on the attributes of software that are really important to IT professionals.
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
Playing online through your Xbox One takes the experience to the next level. The whole world is available to you if you know how to connect to the right game servers. However, connecting your Xbox One to the internet also introduces security risks. Once you get known out there, and you become a threat to […]
A botnet is a group of computers controlled by a hacker. The method of control combines two key advantages for the hacker. First, it amplifies the damage they can do, and second, the attacks don’t originate from their own computer, which makes them nearly impossible to trace. If your computer is infected by malware, […]