Neil J. Rubenking

Lead Analyst for Security

Neil J. Rubenking
Neil Rubenking served as vice president and president of the San Francisco PC User Group for three years when the IBM PC was brand new. He was present at the formation of the Association of Shareware Professionals, and served on its board of directors. In 1986, PC Magazine brought Neil on board to handle the torrent of Turbo Pascal tips submitted by readers. By 1990, he had become PC Magazine's technical editor, and a coast-to-coast telecommuter. His "User to User" column supplied readers with tips and solutions on using DOS and Windows, his technical columns clarified fine points in programming and operating systems, and his utility articles (over forty of them) provided both useful programs and examples of programming in Pascal, Visual Basic, and Delphi. Mr. Rubenking has also written seven books on DOS, Windows, and Pascal/Delphi programming, including PC Magazine DOS Batch File Lab Notes and the popular Delphi Programming for Dummies. In his current position as a PC Magazine Lead Analyst he evaluates and reports on security solutions such as firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spyware, ransomware protection, and full security suites. Mr. Rubenking is an Advisory Board member for the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization, an international non-profit group dedicated to coordinating and improving testing of anti-malware solutions.

Recent Articles by Neil J. Rubenking

Qustodio Review

4.0
Editors' Choice
By Neil J. Rubenking  & Ben Moore

Your Personal Health Data Is Not Safe

By Neil J. Rubenking

How Security Research Can Get You Arrested

By Neil J. Rubenking

What to Expect at Black Hat 2020

By Neil J. Rubenking  & Max Eddy

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac Review

4.5
Editors' Choice
By Neil J. Rubenking