Don’t get locked out! Avoiding the risk of ransomware

 Don't get locked out! Avoiding the risk of ransomware

Ransomware: most insidious malware threats

Ransomware: it might sound like the title of the next summer blockbuster, but this clever little portmanteau has become one of the most insidious malware threats. As you are probably already aware, this nasty malware strain takes advantage of lax security controls and does devastating damage. Nothing really new there, malware by its nature exploits vulnerabilities and is malicious and damaging. But what’s especially troubling with ransomware is that the ‘bad guys’ literally hold your business’s most important asset—your corporate data—hostage.

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What people are asking about Project 2010 (Part 2)

project manager imageAs Microsoft Project 2010 settles into the market, I have noted that many users and potential users are trying to get a better understanding of the licensing and technology issues. From customer conversations over the past couple months, here are some of the questions that others are asking. [Read more…]

Windows Intune launches: cloud brings enterprise management to the masses

Windows Intune launches tune up

Microsoft has made Windows Intune, its cloud-based management service bundled with Windows 7, commercially available as of March 23. Offered as a subscription, the release makes it easier for midsize IT leaders to function at enterprise levels by leveraging the cloud.

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