Stephen Cooper

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

Articles by Stephen

Xinetd is a guardian that manages access to your computer from the internet. It is a daemon that run
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on January 9, 2023
If you are looking for a free tool to transfer small files around your network, you will find the TF
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on January 5, 2023
Utilize a WiFi stumbler to oversee your WiFi signals. This wireless packet sniffer can detect network congestion and recommend more suitable channels for your router.
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on June 22, 2023
Full Review: SolarWinds TFTP Server (FREE TOOL) including screenshots, a rundown of the core feature
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on September 19, 2023
To get on top of your network's SNMP configuration, you'll want to get familiar with a powerful network monitoring tool. We show you what you need to know about SNMP traps, alerts, versions, messages, and more. We also review the best tools for the task.
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on June 11, 2021
Simplify your network capacity planning exercises by taking a top-down approach. Once you have gathered input data, the task almost runs itself. Learn how to overcome network capacity planning challenges and discover the best practices and management techniques with this tutorial.
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on December 7, 2020
Although you may not have heard of ICMP, you probably have heard of one of its features: Ping. In this guide you will learn more about this essential protocol.
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on August 30, 2020
Unlike other types of network management tools, it is very difficult to find a decent network configuration manager. There are not that many options available. So, we have dug deep and picked out ten options that will fulfill all of your network configuration management needs for today.
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on December 18, 2023
Accurate bandwidth monitoring and network management systems enable you to automatically reallocate resources or shape traffic. They can save you a lot of money while still improving the network availability.
By Stephen Cooper in Net Admin on December 19, 2023
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