Tom Espiner

Senior Reporter

Tom is a technology reporter for ZDNet.com, writing about all manner of security and open-source issues.Tom had various jobs after leaving university, including working for a company that hired out computers as props for films and television, and a role turning the entire back catalogue of a publisher into e-books.Tom eventually found that journalism was for him, and after a period of freelancing, landed a job as security reporter for ZDNet UK. He covers the security beat, writing about everything from hacking and cybercrime to threats and mitigation. He also focuses on open source and emerging technologies, all the while trying to cut through greenwash.

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Insider warns of storage security flaws

Insider warns of storage security flaws

A former government security advisor now in the employ of Hitachi Data systems claims major storage players, including his own company, have fundamental problems with securing their systems. The security strategies of the leading storage vendors have been criticised by a former US government security consultant who now works for Hitachi Data Systems.

September 10, 2006 by in IBM