Anthony Spadafora is the senior security and networking editor at Tom’s Guide where he covers everything from data breaches and malware to password managers and the best way to cover your whole home or business with a strong Wi-Fi signal.
Before joining the team, he spent three years covering cybersecurity and B2B tech for ITProPortal while living in South Korea. After moving back to the US. Anthony joined the TechRadar Pro team where he covered these topics along with VPNs, web hosting, online collaboration software and video conferencing. He also has his ears to the ground and is on the lookout for the next major cyberattack or data breach.
Based in Houston, Texas, Anthony also handles VPN testing for both Tom’s Guide and TechRadar. As someone who has worked from home exclusively since 2018, he has reviewed dozens of standing desks and has taken a closer look at other essential remote working accessories. As part of these reviews, Anthony frequently rearranges desk setups which is why he’s such a big advocate for cable management and keeping things organized. When he’s not writing, he can be found tinkering with PCs and game consoles, managing cables and making upgrades to his smart home.
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