Critical Intel security patch will slow PCs, servers and Macs

Computer Weekly

AMD shares rise on news that the performance of millions of Windows PCs, Linux servers and Apple Macs is to be impacted by critical updates for a recently discovered security flaw in Intel chips manufactured in the past 10 years

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Why R2? Step-by-Step: Solve BYOD Challenges with Workplace Join in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

IT Pros Rock!

As one method of addressing this growing need, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 In addition, Workplace Join is also supported for Apple iOS mobile devices. Workplace Join in Windows 8.1. Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1

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Step-By-Step: Enrolling iOS Devices Via Apple Configurator In Microsoft Intune

CanITPro

With the introduction of iOS into the workforce, IT professionals faced the dilemma of securing said devices. Step-By-Step iOS BYOD Windows Intune Anthony Bartolo how-to

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Are Apple-specific threats on the rise?

Network World

Macs are really no more secure than a PC, but for many years there just weren’t as many out there because of the expense of the hardware and other issues. James Plouffe, lead solutions architect at mobile-security company MobileIron, said there are, however, a couple of oft-overlooked things that also protect Macs. They've historically been a much less popular choice among both consumers, enterprises, and hackers alike.

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Second Factor Authentication With Security Keys

CTOvision

With the movement of our personal and business critical data to the ‘cloud’, and directed attacks on that data, many of us make use of stronger security through use two-factor authentication. According to Google, security keys provide better protection against phishing and you don’t need connections or batteries. Sam Srinivas, Product Management Director, Information Security, Google, is the organization’s vice president. Notably, Apple is not a member. Cyber Securit

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft outlines IT tools in Windows 10 Creators Update

ComputerWorld IT Management

With the forthcoming "Creators Update" to Windows, not to mention the sleek new Surface computers, it seems clear Microsoft is targeting the artistic community that Apple seems to be abandoning. But that doesn't mean the update to Windows is just for the artistically minded. Now Microsoft has outlined new features in the update that are aimed specifically at IT professionals in a blog post by Rob Lefferts, director of program management, Windows enterprise and security.

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BYOD Basics: Securely Enabling iOS in the Workplace

CanITPro

Microsoft Virtual Academy provides a great starting point in regards to BYOD enablement in a module entitled System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager & Windows Intune. Some settings supported by Apple will only be applicable to iOS.

Data Security and its Importance on the Internet

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Data Security and its Importance on the Internet - Information Technology Blog. Users are partly responsible for their own safety, and often the lack of security updates and knowledge of security protocol has made them vulnerable to malicious attacks.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Why I'm Super Happy with Windows 8

Sean Daniel

Why I’m Super Happy with Windows 8. But with Windows 8 , I held off installing it as my production machine until 2 months after RTM. I loved Windows 7 so much. It was the XP Bliss days all over again, but on a faster, more secure, more compatible, more more more system.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Why I plan on using the new Windows Home.

Sean Daniel

Why I plan on using the new Windows Home Server 2011. I’m sure you have heard by now, that the Release Candidate of the new Windows Home Server 2011 is available for download. Did I mention free security? Thus no longer using security protocols from 8 years ago.

Guided Hands-on Lab: BYOD Mobile Device Management with.

IT Pros Rock!

Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Windows 8. Windows Azure. Windows Server 2012. Guided Hands-on Lab: BYOD Mobile Device Management with System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune. Guided Hands-on Lab: BYOD Mobile Device Management with System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune. Guided Hands-on Lab: BYOD Mobile Device Management with System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune.

mSecure 5 password manager: Why Dropbox, iCloud, Wi-Fi, or shared file cloud syncing aren't available

Tech Republic Security

mSecure assists Apple, Windows, and Android users in securely managing passwords across various devices, though some syncing features are not included in the latest release. Erik Eckel explores why

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LinkedIn Shuts Down Four XSS Flaws, Is wireless the Trojan horse in your network security? and more

CTOvision

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) summer internship program for community college students focusing on cybersecurity was so successful, the department plans to ramp it up.” Is wireless the Trojan horse in your network security? Via Help Net Security, more here.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

Sean Daniel

How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. Next up you’ll have to copy the Windows Home Server 2011 DVD to the root of the disk. This makes the Thumb drive and the DVD look identical in Windows Explorer. Windows 7. (47).

What’s The Best Device For Your Workplace: Laptop, Tablet, Or Mobile Phone?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Total sales of computers that run either Windows, OS X, or Chrome were at about 32 million in 2010. In a number of different industries they have been using Windows boxes for decades and they really don’t see any need to change.

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Technology Short Take #68

Scott Lowe

Security. Sysdig Falco , a behavioral security tool with support for containers (can run in a container and can monitor containers) looks like it could be a useful addition to your security toolset. I was also recently introduced to a company called HexaTier (formerly GreenSQL), which provides a database security product supporting both on-premises deployments as well as cloud-based deployments, and supports public cloud database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offerings.

More on OnLive: New Cloud Solution Delivers Secure Cross-Platform Deployment for Graphics Intensive Applications

CTOvision

NEW ONLIVE CLOUD SOLUTION DELIVERS SECURE CROSS-PLATFORM DEPLOYMENT FOR GRAPHICS INTENSIVE APPLICATIONS. The applications and data reside in the secure data center and only pixels are streamed to end users’ devices, protecting applications and data from piracy and malicious use.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Home Server and SBS Add-in to Automate.

Sean Daniel

One of the most popular posts on my blog is how to enable Apple’s Time Machine backup to backup to your Windows Home Server 2011 or Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials. You can download the add-in directly from the Using Windows Home Server Forums , or We Got Served forums. The add-in should work fine on Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, and also Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials.

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What Microsoft did wrong with Windows Phone OS (or why it's not.

A Screw's Loose

What Microsoft did wrong with Windows Phone OS (or why it’s not ready for the enterprise). Microsoft decided to pull a page out of Apple’s book when they released their first WP7 phone, they were going to sell to consumers and the way they were going to do that was by linking their phone to the Xbox. If you walked into a Verizon or AT&T store they weren’t trying to hawk a Windows Phone, it was the latest Android handset or else the iPhone. Security. Windows Phone.

Windows Phone 7 and why it doesn't suck! - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

Windows Phone 7 and why it doesn’t suck! They weren’t much different than the first iPhone in that they were missing lots of features (does anyone still remember complaining that how dare Apple release a phone without Cut and Paste) but the good news were that the phones worked and came in a bunch of flavors – even if they were all based upon Vanilla. They have since released Windows Phone 7.5 Security. Windows Phone. Security. About.

DearMob iPhone Manager Review [iPad Mini Sweepstakes]

Galido

Every Apple user accepts the fact that iTunes is a big mess. Apple recently tried to improve iTunes, but it has not been enough. However it can often become frustrating to use it, especially for Windows PC users and especially for those who need to perform faster operations.

Technology Short Take #67

Scott Lowe

Jason Messer has an article describing how networking works with Windows containers. Security. OS X users might find this Apple support article on OS X wireless roaming to be helpful. You may have heard about Microsoft’s announcement regarding running Bash on Windows; here’s an article written by Deepu Thomas with more details on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), which makes running native Linux ELF64 binaries on Windows possible. (By

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Wikileaks’ dump of CIA exploits exposes enterprises to new risks

Network World

Corporations concerned about the release of thousands of CIA documents detailing hacks against Apple iOS and Mac OSX, Google’s Android, Microsoft’s Windows, Linux and Solaris need to conduct a fresh round of risk assessment that takes the new revelations into account.

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Voting in Chicago - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

Apple released iOS 6 on Wednesday and then released the iPhone 5 on Friday. As Apple is a consumer tech company, they have always allowed users to make the decision on whether they updated or not. It doesn’t matter whether the company is using any type of management software, this is not one of the pieces that Apple allows outside companies to regulate. So, every information leaving the datacenter needs to be secured, every message entering the datacenter needs to be checked.

Mobile Enterprise – Beyond the Fundamentals

CIO Dashboard

With nearly 100,000 employees, the distributor offers a stipend and free copies of office and security software. The Apple Enterprise Business Case: Happier Users. Guest post by Dan Eckert.

How to Fix iTunes Sync Error 54

Galido

In this article, we will try to clear all the doubts that you can have regarding the error -54, an error that is more common in Windows than in Mac, but in the Apple operating system, we will see it on some rare occasion. In Windows, we will use the restoration system.

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Top 10 Personal Technologies to Support Digital Business

CEB IT

While consumers are increasingly familiar with a range of VA s including Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana, these technologies have begun to migrate from consumer to business. However, very real technical and security concerns surround VAs , so companies should tread cautiously. Microsoft has Windows Hello, which requires a 3D camera and recognizes faces and fingerprints. They are more secure than passwords or PINs.

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What’s going on in the Mobile World in September 2013

CTOvision

Right now, the only device out there I can unequivocally sponsor is the new Nexus 7, all of Apple’s offerings are close to a year old, HTC and Samsung’s top devices are four months old, and Sony, Motorola and LG all have new devices out there, but they are not for everyone.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for.

Sean Daniel

How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for your MAC to your Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials or Windows Home Server 2011. I’ve quite possibly been assimilated to Windows. Click the install for Windows PC button and follow the instructions. Windows 7. (47).

Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Security Tech Blogs. Techworld Security Blog. Search Security.

Top Tech Websites 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Security Tech Blogs. Techworld Security Blog. Search Security.

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Adobe Reader, Edge, Safari, and Ubuntu fall during first day at Pwn2Own

Network World

During the first day, they successfully demonstrated exploits against Microsoft Edge, Apple's Safari, Adobe Reader, and Ubuntu Desktop. The Pwn2Own contest runs every year during the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver, Canada. Bug hunters have gathered again to test their skills against some of the most popular and mature software programs during the Pwn2Own hacking contest.

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Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Security Tech Blogs. Techworld Security Blog. Search Security.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How to use your Home Server as an AirPrint.

Sean Daniel

I have an iPad (v1), a Laptop, and of course my Windows Home Server. I found an application for Windows (and Mac OS) that installs on your computer that shares almost any printer connected to the computer, to the AirPrint service. Windows 7. (47). Windows 8. (4). Security.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: My Favorite PlayBook apps

Sean Daniel

I think it’s the 2nd best tablet out there (although can’t wait to try those Windows 8 tablets!) The data I want secured I use SkyDrive , but of course there is no PlayBook app for that. How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware.

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