Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems security management News
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.
October 06, 2016
Organizations that want to simplify device management and access are interested in workspace suites, such as VMware Workspace One.
September 26, 2016
The upcoming Windows Defender Application Guard feature in Microsoft's Windows 10 Edge browser will help IT departments protect against malware from compromised websites.
August 24, 2016
Microsoft's new monthly rollups will make Windows OS updates less hectic. IT won't be able to pick and choose which updates and patches to deploy, however.
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WMI, Microsoft's implementation of the CIM standard, lets admins use PowerShell commands to view and modify system data and configuration. Continue Reading
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
Users connect their Windows devices to wireless networks outside the office when they're on the go. This lets them be productive, but it might be something IT administrators want to control. Continue Reading
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Storage is a critical part of a successful VDI deployment; most IT administrators already know this. There are many different reasons VDI can fail, but one of the most persistent -- pun intended -- ... Continue Reading
Bringing PC and mobile device management under the same umbrella is clutch for IT today. Shops can get that done by picking the right client management tools. Continue Reading
Windows AppLocker lets you use rules to whitelist or block applications based on attributes such as publisher or path, but it's not a comprehensive application control tool. Continue Reading
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It may seem like hackers use complex methods to bypass Windows desktop security measures, but in reality it's usually simple oversights, such as unpatched software, that let attackers in. 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
Audit logs can get big and cumbersome, which presents a problem if you need to look at them after a security breach. Only audit what is necessary. Continue Reading
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Managing an eclectic collection of devices is challenging, but IT administrators just need to establish policies and find a mobile device management tool to help enforce them. Continue Reading
Desktop administrators need to know that the rules of endpoint management have changed: It's not all about PCs anymore. Continue Reading
The proliferation of mobile devices in the enterprise presents a number of challenges for desktop administrators. Legacy, PC-oriented approaches to device management are no longer adequate because they treat all devices the same.
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