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Using Local Security Policy and Group Policy to Fight Ransomware

December 1, 2016


In an article in Forbes Magazine dated July 15, 2016, a new crypto application called Stampado is being sold on the dark web for $39, targeting buyers who want to make ransom money without having to write any code.  With revenues of over $18 million dollars in 2015, ransomware continues to be the fastest growing […]

5 Reasons to Focus on IoT Device Management

April 26, 2016


Businesses today are contending with ever shortening product development cycles, diminishing price margins and the possible proliferation of industry disruptors at any time.   These and other challenges are stimulating the voracious craving for information today you must be able to deliver and act upon “what you know” as quickly as possible. Which is why there […]

The All-Wireless Workplace has Arrived!

September 30, 2015


A couple of months ago I wrote about a great feature of Server 2012R2 that gives administrators the ability to prevent those pesky personal wireless devices from obtaining DHCP addresses from your Windows Server, keeping them off your network and preserving some sense of control over your available bandwidth. There’s one little item I neglected to […]

Why You Need to Implement and Email Archiving Strategy

February 27, 2014


Email is the primary channel of business communication today.  We all know the immediacy at which users call the help desk only seconds after the email server goes down.  Users depend on it.  That’s why you backup your email data every night. In the past number of years however, the concept of email archiving has […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your IT Department

January 11, 2014


It’s that time of year again, the time of year where we take a closer look at ourselves and how we do things and make a determination to strive to do better.  I’ve compiled a list of some of the tasks that sometimes get neglected within many IT Departments of small and medium size organizations.  […]