Security back at the top of the exec agenda
In the wake of the recent Sony Playstation hack, Amazon EC2 outage and Epsilon data theft, information security is once again back in the news – for all the wrong reasons.
Microsoft’s Desktop Optimization Pack includes two virtualisation tools, one for Windows itself and one for individual applications. what is involved with setting these up, and what are the benefits and downsides?
SBS 2008 has some long-awaited features, including Exchange Server 2007, and it’s far simpler to set up, but it also drops features like firewalling, VPN and some backup options. What do you gain, what do you lose and what do you need to do about it?
ActiveSync. Nokia and other handset manufacturers have licensed ActiveSync but there are still far more handsets that don’t support it.
The third service pack (SP3) for Windows XP was released in May this year and while it’s a relatively stable and straightforward cumulative upgrade, there are some minor installation issues that you’ll want to be aware of before you roll it out — and if SP3 is already there, they might already be generating support calls.
Operating your PC when you’re logged in with an Administrator account is an inherently insecure thing to do. If you’re a user with highly-elevated privileges across multiple machines or an entire Active Directory domain, running your everyday processing with these privileges can be dangerous to the point of negligence.
AirMedic is spectrum analysis software designed to help you plan a Wi-Fi network deployment by identifying nearby sources of radio frequency activity which may interfere and affect network per-formance.
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