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Outlook Web App + OneDrive for Business just got better

Last year, Microsoft released the first wave of OneDrive for Business integration within the Outlook Web App for Office 365 customers. That integration allowed users to send OneDrive for Business files and set edit and view permissions using the Insert…

Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) Now Available

Microsoft, building on decision to remove local administrator account password control from Group Policies and enhance overall security for Operating Systems, has released a new LAPS tool to randomize and manage local administrator accounts on domain computers within organizations. From:…

92% of IT Leaders Report Being Vulnerable to Insider Threats

From: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare-information-technology/92-of-it-leaders-report-being-vulnerable-to-insider-threats.html While recent data breaches such as the cyberattacks on Indianapolis-based Anthem and Mountlake Terrace, Wash.-based Premera were the result of outside hackers infiltrating a system, the majority of IT leaders report feeling vulnerable to insider threats. Vormetric recently…

Using VLANs and QoS to Improve VoIP Performance

When designing a network to support voice over IP (VoIP) services alongside traditional data services (e.g. from PCs, servers, and the like), it is important to ensure that voice and data traffic are segregated as much as is possible. This…

Updating the Root Certificate Store in Windows Vista and Later

All Windows-based operating systems are preloaded with a root certificate store, the purpose of which is to allow Windows machines to trust reputable, public certificate authorities by default and without user/administrator action. Because certificates expire, are revoked, and new vendors…

How Microsoft Is Going to Port Everything to Windows

The following post is from Gizmodo. We heard the rumors over and over: Android apps are coming to Windows 10. It sounded like a good way to let Windows Phone and Desktop users fill the gaps in the Windows Store—but…

Ethernet Roadmap

The following post is from the Ethernet Alliance. The 2015 Ethernet Roadmap shows a roadmap for physical links through 2020 and looks into the future terabit speeds as well.  The roadmap is broken into three parts:  A two-sided, illustrated map…

Curiosity Is as Important as Intelligence

The following post is from the Harvard Business Review. There seems to be wide support for the idea that we are living in an “age of complexity”, which implies that the world has never been more intricate. This idea is…