Profile of Curtis Franklin Jr.Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/6/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 240
Curtis Franklin Jr. is Senior Editor at Dark Reading. In this role he focuses on product and technology coverage for the publication. In addition he works on audio and video programming for Dark Reading and contributes to activities at Interop ITX, Black Hat, INsecurity, and other conferences.
Previously he was editor of Light Reading's Security Now and executive editor, technology, at InformationWeek where he was also executive producer of InformationWeek's online radio and podcast episodes.
Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has contributed to a number of technology-industry publications including Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, Dark Reading, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking.
Curtis is the author of thousands of articles, the co-author of five books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most popular book, The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Podcasting, with co-author George Colombo, was published by Que Books. His most recent book, Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, was released in April 2010. His next book, Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, is scheduled for release in the Fall of 2018.
When he's not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician. He is active in amateur radio (KG4GWA), scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.
Articles by Curtis Franklin Jr.
posted in January 2015
In an area where computers at home aren't common, Chromebooks in the classroom are making a measurable difference in student performance.
Educational technology is changing rapidly. These four trends will influence learning in schools -- and in corporations.
Personal storage clouds are changing the way we store data from photographs to sensitive information. Here are six options for employees and workgroups.
Google Glass got the hype, but a system used by Lockheed Martin shows how augmented reality will charge ahead in the enterprise.
Flying drones are coming to the enterprise: Will CIOs and the FAA be ready?
Curved, 4K monitors were on display at CES. Is their next stop on your corporate desktop?
What do the wearable devices on display at CES 2015 have in common with enterprise business intelligence? Turns out, quite a bit.