Location-Based Data: The Most Annoying Aspect of Mobility

By Michael O'Dwyer In my opinion, geolocation or location-based data (call it what you will) is the most frustrating aspect of mobile device usage. Although I was unable to obtain prompt expert insights to aid story credibility, surely I can't be the only one that thinks in this manner? There are some instances where I would find location broadcasting useful. Consider, for example, when Timmy is … [Read more...]

Digital Government Strategy: How Nations Are Transforming Their Economies

By John P. Mello Jr. Nation states are beginning to realize that the future of their economies lies in digital transformation. Countries hope to facilitate this transformation by adopting a digital government strategy. According to BusinessWire, a recent Research and Markets report indicates that the “consensus view” that the digital economy contributes only five percent to global GDP may be … [Read more...]

Universal Printing in Remote Application Server

By Maria Golubeva Universal Printing in Remote Application Server As you know, Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is an integrated solution to virtualize applications and desktops. We've already discussed some features and differences between versions 14 and 15 of Parallels RAS in the past, but I think it can be useful to go through select features of Parallels [...] The post Universal … [Read more...]

Interning at Tenable

By Sarah O'Melia This year, Tenable's 2016 Internship Program hosted 26 interns in 8 departments for 9 weeks. During this program, interns gained hands-on professional experience, networking opportunities, and valuable mentoring relationships. In addition, Tenable treated our interns to lunch-and-learns, bowling, Star Trek movie night, and an Oriole's game. Ethan joined Tenable as a Security … [Read more...]

Where Is Your DR Plan?

By Jennifer Burnham If you are a frequent traveler like me (I've logged over 2 million “in the seat” miles over my lifetime flying around the world), you know the frustration of a delayed flight and being stuck in an airport overnight – it's no darn fun. As I travel this week from San Jose to Las Vegas to attend VMWorld, I recalled a recent conversation with VMWare and cloud infrastructure guru … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Recent Airline Outages: Where Was The DR Plan?

By Jennifer Burnham If you are a frequent traveler like me (I've logged over 2 million “in the seat” miles over my lifetime flying around the world), you know the frustration of a delayed flight and being stuck in an airport overnight – it's no darn fun. As I travel this week from San Jose to Las Vegas to attend VMWorld, I recalled a recent conversation with VMWare and cloud infrastructure guru … [Read more...]

3 Strategies for Helping CISOs Communicate to The Board of Directors

By Steve Kahan A CISO's ability to communicate becomes even more important when trying to get the attention of an executive board. Now that IT security is an essential part of risk management, chief information security officers (CISOs) must effectively present their case to c-level executives in order to articulate risk posture, explain strategy, or get more budget. By simplifying security … [Read more...]

Virtualized Domain Controllers: 4 Myths and 12 Best Practices

By Eric Siron Domain controllers don't mix with virtual environments — or do they? A mountain of conflicting information exists on this topic, and few of us have time to make the expedition over all of that territory. What you'll find here is a guide map that will take you safely past the traps of myth straight to the pinnacle of best practices for your virtualized domain controllers. … [Read more...]

Third Party Patch Roundup – August 2016

By Debra Littlejohn Shinder IT pros who are looking for relief from the heavy patch loads we've seen recently will find August is a mixed bag. Firefox 48 is here now, along with a bunch of security updates from other vendors. Source:: GFI TalkTechToMe-All … [Read more...]

Windows Server 2016 and Office 365 Will Headline Microsoft Ignite 2016

By John P. Mello Jr. As a current presidential hopeful might say, Microsoft Ignite is shaping up to be huge this year. Case in point, there isn't a hotel room to be found in Atlanta between September 26 and 30. Unless you prefer either a one-star or five-star hotel. Not to mention that Microsoft posted a blog on August 15 to let folks know that the event was fully sold out. That was about a … [Read more...]