Android – The new battleground for software vulnerabilities

With over 1 billion Android devices activated, the platform’s popularity has inevitably caught the attention of malware creators. In some cases, mobile phones pose a greater security risk than a desktop computer.

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Employee Internet monitoring is really a process of discovery

Employee Internet monitoring is a discovery tool that enables the IT admin to properly manage and secure the network from the bad guys.

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Why corporate security is needed beyond corporate walls

Laptops are a great target for malicious attackers and some really sophisticated methods are being used. Business laptops should be properly secured and that they are checked for vulnerabilities and missing patches regularly.

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Are you prepared for Microsoft Forefront’s EOL?

Microsoft Forefront will be discontinued. Instead, Microsoft has launched a new product line called Exchange Online Protection. Can existing Microsoft Forefront Protection customers simply migrate to the new Exchange Online Protection solution?

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Are vulnerabilities really a risk or simply hype?

Vulnerabilities are the talk of the town lately but you sometimes wonder ‘is there really any substance to these reports, or it is hype?’ With networks running AV and hardened firewalls in place, surely vulnerabilities cannot have that much of an effect… or can they?

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How to solve Windows Firewall Error Code 0×80070424

Windows Firewall Error Code 0×80070424 may indicate a problem with the Windows Module Installer. Here’s how to fix it.

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The 13 most important skills for sysadmins to develop

We’ve collected a list of the skills that are most important to sysadmins, no matter what their specific focus is – check it out!

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How to export and import mailboxes with Exchange

Whether you are trying to make a backup for a departing employee, to respond to a discovery motion or a compliance request, or you are trying to import data into a test environment, you may from time to time need to either import data from a PST into a mailbox or export a mailbox to […]

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How to simplify vulnerability assessment on network devices [Infographic]

When we talk about vulnerability assessments, we most like think of operating systems, applications, laptops, workstations and servers, yet network devices are often overlooked. And that could become a problem. That is why it’s important to have a tool which scans your network and does a full vulnerability assessment of all your software and hardware. […]

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The Spy Storm

I am very careful when writing about security. There is a fine line between an objective discussion on security and engaging in what we often term “FUD” – fear, uncertainty and doubt.

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