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A wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) is a second tier of security that protects a network from intrusion from an attacker accessing the network via Wi-Fi. WIPS hardware often looks much like a rack server while the associated sensors ... Continue Reading
A host intrusion prevention system (HIPS) is a security method that relies on third-party software tools to monitor network traffic and system activities for anomalous code behavior to identify and prevent malicious activities. Continue Reading
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Administrators need to be careful when connecting Windows 8.1 endpoints to enterprise domains. Windows 8 Group Policy and Active Directory can help. Continue Reading
As IT shops finally move from Windows XP to Windows 8, they may believe that Windows 8.1 security is automatically better. Know the real risks with both Windows and the enterprise. Continue Reading
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IT security can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Admins can strengthen desktop and enterprise security by taking a step back to consider the bigger picture. Continue Reading
Managing diverse endpoints has joined the list of priorities for desktop admins. Well-crafted policies and mobile security management tools can help. Continue Reading
The ongoing plague of POS security breaches is a reminder to desktop admins that endpoint security policies should always be a work in progress. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's Sysinternals suite of free tools may not specifically support Windows 8 yet, but it is still very useful, even for admins supporting the latest OSes. Continue Reading
Although there are many tools and best practices for password policies across remote offices, it's important to remember the basics for Windows security. Continue Reading
Desktop administrators can streamline Office deployments by understanding fixes to important installation problems. Continue Reading