Windows 10 security and management
- June 28, 2018
At Identiverse 2018, speakers and attendees expect a rise in two-factor authentication, as the single sign-on user password authentication falls out of favor.
- April 17, 2017
IT pros hoped for more advanced security tools and other new Windows 10 Creators Update features, but they were underwhelmed by what they actually received.
- 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 ...
- August 28, 2015
I've been aware of Windows Hello (the ability to use biometrics for login authentication and other access controls) in Windows 10 since MS first started talking about it late in 2014. Intel's ...
- May 18, 2015
In my last post here, I observed the number and frequency of updates for Windows 10 arriving via an unthrottled and untrammeled Windows Update. By far, the biggest number of items in the 15-day ...
- February 25, 2015
This weekend, I installed a HighPoint RocketU 1144C on my production PC, in search of solutions to a USB 3 drive access problem. There's a PLX PCIe 8609 DMA controller on that board, apparently ...
- October 27, 2014
Last Friday, two interesting and complementary blog posts appeared, each with its own discussion of security in the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview version. The first comes from Microsoft ...
- December 23, 2011
Secunia posted Advisory SA47327 earlier this week, which explains that a specially-crafted Web page instantly crashes 64-bit Windows 7 Professional running the Apple Safari Web browser for Windows. ...
- December 14, 2010
Microsoft is ending the year with a bang. It released 17 security bulletins this Patch Tuesday -- the largest number ever.
- September 08, 2010
Is McAfee really worth $7.68 billion? If Intel's security plans extend from software into hardware and cloud computing, the acquisition could lead to a major shift in IT security.
- October 13, 2009
Microsoft released several security bulletins for Patch Tuesday, fixing vulnerabilities involving remote attacks and client-side issues. Learn why you should install these patches.
- September 30, 2009
Yesterday (September 29, 2009) MS relased its latest free anti-malware service to provide basic protection against viruses, spyware, and other malware. There's a home page for this technology at ...
- June 19, 2009
In the wake of numerous leaks about the upcoming product, Paul Thurrot was finally allowed to go public on June 18 about the replacement product for Windows Live OneCare. Formerly code-named ...
- November 10, 2008
Single sign-on came with the expectation that management activities in Windows systems would become easier, but that doesn't seem to be the case today.
- May 09, 2008
There are four patches for May in total. The three critical patches are for the Office and Windows platforms.