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February 17, 2017
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Insider Program for Businesses will cater to IT professionals. Through the program, nicknamed WIP4Biz, IT admins will be able to test new Windows 10 features with their ...
February 15, 2017
Email phishing attacks against high-level executives increased at Tri-Counties Regional Center last year. To combat and boost awareness of the problem, CIO Dominic Namnath turned to user training ...
January 23, 2017
The Windows 10 Creators Update will provide new settings for users and IT admins to control more of the data the operating system collects and sends back to Microsoft.
October 20, 2016
A more affordable Workspace One bundle with less advanced management capabilities could appease IT pros who view workspace suites as too pricey.
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LANDesk Workspaces assigns users one of five profiles, including End User and IT Analyst, to deliver different IT resources and apps based on users' roles. Continue Reading
Unified endpoint management (UEM) is an approach to securing and controlling personal computers (PCs), smartphones and tablets in a connected, cohesive manner from a single console. Continue Reading
WMI, Microsoft's implementation of the CIM standard, lets admins use PowerShell commands to view and modify system data and configuration. Continue Reading
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Software as a service may be one reason for choosing Office 365 over Office 2013, but licensing and update frequency are other considerations. Continue Reading
Sometimes the biggest security problems in Windows 10 are the ones admins forget about, including user-induced issues, poor desktop security standards and more. Continue Reading
With Identity Manager, VMware's identity as a service offering, IT admins can deliver a variety of application types across devices and users can access resources through single sign-on. Continue Reading
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There is so much to keep in mind with Windows 10 security it's easy to overlook the essentials. Get back to basics and remember to keep an eye on updates, encryption and users. Continue Reading
Microsoft merged Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport to create Windows Hello for Business, which allows for two-factor authentication and enables single sign-on. Continue Reading
Windows administrators can use Microsoft EMET to enhance security. The tool protects specific executable files or an entire network. Continue Reading
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There are four common execution policies IT administrators can choose from to secure PowerShell against malicious attacks. Figure out which one is right for you to secure your OS. Continue Reading
If it takes a long time for users to login and boot their desktops they won't be happy and they will let IT know about it. Find out what enterprise tools slow down desktop logins the most. Continue Reading
A Windows audit log can get big and cumbersome, which presents a problem if you need to look at it after a security breach. Only audit what is necessary. Continue Reading