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Who’s in Charge of Your Cybersecurity?

  The first step in successful cyber-security is getting every employee on board. It is pretty obvious that some hardware goes into creating a security shield around important data. As an Information Techn...

The Newest Security Trend – Rewarding Hackers

There is always that one superhero willing to play nice with the villain. In the world of tech hackers, HackerOne is that superhero. HackerOne acknowledges that modern security is hacker-powered. They have crea...

Windows 7…on the way out

Designed in 2005, over ten years ago, Windows 7 is still used among common user and business owners alike. Microsoft released the Windows 7 Service Pack 1, more than 5 years ago in 2011. A more recent Service P...

Ransomware

  Ransomware is the devilish and extremely debilitating program designed to lock and encrypt files in order to extort money from consumers, business owners, and even government officials. It seems that no ...

Microsoft OneDrive raises the bar for cloud storage

The Microsoft OneDrive, otherwise known as “device cloud”, is available free of charge for anyone who has created a Microsoft account. Included are 5 GB of free storage, easy access to media files, folder synci...

Can’t Install AV on a Hyper-V Host or it Breaks Networking… Wow

Problem: Antivirus and Hyper-V (Why can’t I start my virtual machine?) A little while ago our support team ran into some problems starting virtual machines after they install antivirus software in the managemen...

Ultramon – A taskbar on every screen

Ultramon is a piece of software that allows users who have multiple screens to have a taskbar on each screen they are using. This becomes particularly handy when your are working with mulitple application as it...

Miss the Start menu in Windows 8?

Stardock has created software that adds the Start menu functionality that many users rely on, back into Windows 8. Features – Adds a “Start” menu to the Windows 8 taskbar – Enables quick access and...

Not Even NASA’s data is safe!

For those of us who think we are pretty good at keeping our information safe, I would highly suggest you think again. Most leading government organizations have issues on keeping their data secure. Take for ins...

Microsoft iSCSI Software Target available – Free Download

There is finally some productive news coming out of the Microsoft camp via making storage a little easier for virtualization with Hyper v.  Microsoft has made this software publicly available to all users of Wi...