Local Administrators Automated Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

Back in November 2016, I posted the blog entry on reporting local administrators on machines. That script is deployed to machines via an SCCM package that reports the local administrators back to SCCM to be able to be queried into a report.

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MDT Windows Updates Build Report

Mick's IT Blog

I found it nice to be able to get a clean, filtered report on what Windows updates got installed during the build process. The tool has given me a report, but there were times I forgot to look at it after a build completed. This reminds me by sending the report out via email.

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SCCM: Local Administrators Reporting

Mick's IT Blog

The script can report the list to SCCM by writing the list to a WMI entry. You can do both SCCM reporting and text file reporting if desired. The script will need to be executed on a routine basis if you want it to be reported regularly to SCCM.

Event 51 Drive Failure Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

I decided to write a reporting tool for this event so that IT professionals will be aware of this error before a complete failure occurs and there is data loss along with losses in production time. Last year, we had a high level executive that started having slowness and extended drive usage.

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MDT Build Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

I have been wishing for a reporting system to which MDT would automatically email IT staff when a build is finished. I used their information and function to expand the process into a full fledged reporting tool.

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PowerShell: Cached Exchange Mode Status Reporting

Mick's IT Blog

I decided to write this PowerShell script in which it will report back to SCCM via WMI the status of cached exchange mode. It will iterate through all all HKEY_USER profiles to get the status of the exchange mailboxes and reports each to SCCM.

The Startup Ecosystem Report


Compass , the startup data benchmarking company, has just released their second “ Startup Ecosystem Report ”. It has been three years since their prior report. The post The Startup Ecosystem Report appeared first on CTOvision.com.

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report


The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Foundation has released the largest study of its kind on corporate cybersecurity, the result of the study is: The State of Cyber Security Report. The report highlights cybersecurity issues for more than 1,000 corporate lawyers at 887 organizations worldwide. The State of Cyber Security Report addresses: One-third of in-house counsel have experienced a data breach. Katie Kennedy.

Technology Context From the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)


For a decade now the cyber security community has been treated to important strategic context coordinated by Verizon in their Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Background: - The point of this report is to support evidence-based risk management. By Bob Gourley.

DDOS Trends Report 2016


The Verisign Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Trends Report contains the observations and insights derived from mitigations enacted on behalf of, and in cooperation with, customers of Verisign DDoS Protection Services, and the security research of Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services. Download the full report at this link: Download “DDOS Trends Report 2016” Verisign_report-ddos-trends-Q22016.pdf – Downloaded 439 times – 3 MB.

Pending Reboot Reporting with Orchestrator

Mick's IT Blog

It reports systems that are waiting for a reboot to a non-compliance collection. I wanted to take this to the next level with automated reporting via email.

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report Reveals Cyberattacks Rising and Confidence Sinking


The more fact-based reports based on forensics are much more important (this brings to mind what John Oliver said about opinions vs facts ). By Bob Gourley.

The Report The Cybersecurity Commission Should Have Sent To the President and President Elect


On 1 December The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued their key deliverable, the report on Securing and Growing The Digital Economy. That is a good report. But in my opinion it is not a report that should be sent to the President or President Elect. Bob Gourley.

Pew Report: Increasing Technology Use among Seniors


But the Pew Research Center published a report on April 3rd finding that seniors (adults aged 65 or older) are increasingly incorporating social networking, cell phones, tablets, and e-books into their lives. Registering as a CTOvision Pro member provides unique insights, exclusive content and special reporting that can help you achieve more in your professional life.

December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections


Welcome to December's Technology Trends report. If you would like to change the e-mail address you get this report on please visit this link: [link]. And to tailor your news by topic area please visit the sites below and subscribe to the specific social media feeds and newsletters that most interest you: ThreatBrief.com - Providing an updated feed of open source threat intelligence reporting, including a daily report.

Windows Updates Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

This gives a clean report of the updates instead of having to dig through the ZTIWindowsUpdate.log, which is what this report is generated from. My firm uses MDT to build all of our computers.

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What You Need To Know About Mary Meeker’s 2017 State of the Internet Report


Her yearly report on the state of the Internet (available at Internet Trends Report and embedded below) provides context relevant to just about every enterprise decision-maker. Bob Gourley.

Quick Look On Report of the President’s Commission on Cybersecurity


The report of the President's Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity has just been posted to the White House Website. You can download the report here ). The recommendations of the report are well thought out and worth you slowing down and reading carefully. But still, call me a supporter of the report and its recommendations. Bob Gourley.

Implementing IGMP Membership Reports

IT Toolbox

Because the standard specifies that the report for each host group should be delayed a random time, igmp_settimers calls function hgrand to compute a delay

FTC Report: Promoting Transparency among Data Brokers


The current wave of digitalization begets the trend of datafication – monitoring, quantifying, and recording an enormous variety of human activity and interaction.

Pew Report: The Internet of Things


The most recent report is called the Internet of Things , a phrase for modern devices that feed data back and forth – including wearables, smartphones, appliances, vehicles, and computers. The report contains both unequivocally optimistic predictions and very cautious predictions about technology’s future. The report provides long quotes elaborating on these trends from the surveyed experts, which include a research scientist at MIT and a vice president at Google.

Report: Microsoft Eyeing Phoenix Data Center Build

Data Center Knowledge

Local media report company pushing for wider data center tax breaks, citing Arizona lawmaker Read More. Microsoft Phoenix

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Trend Micro report: Ransomware booming

Network World

Neophyte crooks are being drawn in because it’s so easy to set up a ransomware operation, the report says. The profitability of ransomware made it the top cyber threat last year in two categories: the number of attacks and the amount of money generated for crooks, according to a Trend Micro lookback on data collected from customers. Not only is the ransomware business booming, it’s innovating, with Trend Micro researchers identifying 752 new families last year, up from 29 in 2015.

ICO reports record number of data breaches and fines

Computer Weekly

The UK privacy watchdog reports that it has dealt with more data breach reports and issued more fines in the past year than ever before

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016


Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivers her annual internet trends report in the video below. (We We recommend downloading the entire report here ). Michael Johnson.

Report Confirms Large Cloud Providers Drive Q1 Leasing

Data Center Knowledge

The NADC report confirmed that it was Microsoft that leased 22 MW in Ashburn, VA, plus another 9 MW in San Antonio from data center REIT CyrusOne. Read More. Cloud Computing Featured

How to Report Spam Email


Report Spam Email. Gmail: Select the message you’d like to report. If you have the message open, you can also report it as spam by using the same button.). Microsoft: Download Microsoft Junk E-mail Reporting Add-in for Microsoft Outlook. Report Phishing Pages.

Hortonworks Named a Leader in Big Data Hadoop Distributions Report


invited to participate in its January 2016 report entitled "The Forrester Wave TM : Big Data Hadoop Distributions, Q1 2016." It was noted in the Forrester Report that, "Hortonworks doubles-down on inclusive, broad community innovation. Katie Kennedy. On January 22, Hortonworks announced that it was one of the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. Hortonworks had the highest score in the strategy criterion and was cited as a Leader in the evaluation.

Industrialised cyber crime disrupting business, report reveals

Computer Weekly

A majority of businesses do not comprehend the methods and motivations of cyber attackers or fully understand the scale of the threat, a BT-KPMG report reveals

Report: 19% of business passwords 'easily compromised'

Tech Republic Security

Nearly one in five enterprise users have passwords that are weak or shared, putting their business at risk for cyber attack, according to a new report from Preempt

McAfee report reveals five challenges to cyber threat intelligence

Computer Weekly

McAfee Labs’ latest report details the challenges facing threat intelligence sharing efforts and reveals growing trends in malware, ransomware, mobile malware and other threats

What I Took Away From The Operation Cleaver (#OpCleaver) report


If you track cyber security you have no doubt heard of the recently published report by Cylance titled Operation Cleaver. The report was so good and so well documented it resulted in the FBI taking the action of publishing special alerts warning infrastructure providers of possible Iranian cyber attacks. This was a very important report. Our report unveils the tactics, techniques and procedures used in what is still an ongoing campaign. By Bob Gourley.

Report: Data Center Leasing Surged 25 Percent in 2013

Data Center Knowledge

Data center demand from social media companies and cloud-builders contributed to a surge in leasing of wholesale data center suites in 2013, with total leasing volume up about 25 percent from 2012, according to a report from a real estate firm.