• June 14, 2007 14 Jun'07

    New encryption options in Windows Vista

    Encryption in Microsoft Windows operating systems has evolved over the years. Read Mark Minasi's take on how encryption has changed in Windows Vista in this excerpt from his latest book, "Administering Windows Vista Security: The Big Surprises."  Continue Reading

  • June 13, 2007 13 Jun'07

    graphic equalizer

    A graphic equalizer is a high-fidelity audio control that allows the user to see graphically and control individually a number of different frequency bands in a stereophonic system.  Continue Reading

  • June 13, 2007 13 Jun'07


    Excel is a spreadsheet program from Microsoft, a component of its Office product group for business applications. In common with similar products, such as Lotus 1-2-3 and Corel's QuattroPro, Excel is an automated version of the paper-based ...  Continue Reading

  • June 12, 2007 12 Jun'07

    Securing Windows clients: Top tips for summer '07

    Many Windows admins will tell you that securing their users is their biggest challenge. In this tip series, learn password security best practices, the pros and cons of creating your own Windows digital certificates, and securing Windows Vista.  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2007 08 Jun'07

    Using Windows Vista's Reliability and Performance Monitor plug-in

    The Reliability and Performance Monitor utility in Windows Vista can help administrators troubleshoot performance problems better than Windows' traditional Performance Monitor.  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2007 07 Jun'07

    Secret Windows command line tools can boost security

    Believe it or not, you've already paid for -- but may not know about -- a bunch of command line tools that will broaden the security of your hard drives, remote hosts, connections, directories and more. Check out this list of easy-to-use commands ...  Continue Reading