Archive for month: October, 2010

Using Synergy to control multiple computers with one keyboard and Mouse.

I recently found this neat little piece of software called Synergy that allows you to control multiple computers with a single keyboard and mouse. I was a little skeptical at first, but I am really glad I decid...

Social Viruses

The other day, an acquaintance had sent me an email with the following content: How to protect your e-mail address book A computer repairman says this is like having gold. This is a good thing. I learned a...

Microsoft Considering Purchasing Adobe

According to industry reports that I have read in a few places, Microsoft might be close to putting in an acquisition bid for Adobe which is crazy in my view. The reports say that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer re...

Establish Standards for Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the latest hot trend in the IT world and among technology consulting companies.  To a point where almost every meeting I go on talks about this subject matter and does so in a very misinforme...

iPad Can Be Used With Verizon Wireless

Verizon and Apple seem to be having problems about getting the iPhone on its network and being able to sell it.  It’s pretty funny that as a result, the carrier is getting the iPad instead. Apple and Veri...

Fix Cached Credentials over VPN

Ever had a remote user who uses a laptop outside of the company network and their cached credentials somehow do not work or have been lost from the cache? I recently faced this same issue and with a little advi...

iPad and iPhone Can Be a Security Risk

BVA has found that these types of mobile devises if not provisioned correctly can seriously be a security risk to your network environment.  Security policies need to be set forth to ensure security at all leve...

MAC Microsoft Office 2011- Finally Got it Right

It feels like I have been waiting forever for the new release of Office for the Mac.  With Microsoft Office for the Mac 2011 (Home and Student version, $119; Home and Business version, $149), Microsoft has fina...

Removing Fake Microsoft Security Essentials

In today’s world of spyware, viruses, and malicious attacks, there are very few that have given me the thought that they could actually be real. Typically you get the one that pops up saying you have 95 viruses...