Your Active Directory health is important. Here’s how to monitor it

To ensure that your Active Directory implementation is firing on all cylinders, you will need to perform regular maintenance tasks. The goal of this article is to outline some of the basic steps you will need to take in order to ensure that you AD is healthy. Read more at https://enterinit.com/how-do-i-monitor-the-health-of-my-active-directory/ … [Read more...]

Work Friends Make Us More Productive (Except When They Stress Us Out)

Since almost the beginning of management research, we’ve known that social dynamics affect workplace performance. Indeed, one of the pivotal questions of Gallup’s famous employee engagement survey asks whether respondents “have a best friend at work.” But while friendship at work always being a good thing is a strong assumption, recent research suggests that having a close friend in the workplace … [Read more...]

New Version of Altaro VM Backup v7.1 now available!

Altaro has recently released version 7.1 of Altaro VM Backup, including support for vSphere 6.5! Version 7.1 adds the following major features to Altaro VM Backup: Support for vSphere 6.5 Concurrency – much faster backups by allowing more VMs to be backed up at the same. You can run up to 4 concurrent backups / hypervisor* Backup Health Monitor – runs in the background and detects … [Read more...]

5 Unsettling cyberthreats

Cyberthreats are typically boring, repetitive, and require a reasonably predictable remediation process. A SQL injection is a SQL injection, no matter who’s trying it.  But what about the outliers? What about threats that impact you, but you can’t remediate, or establish a policy to cover? Here are 5 cyberthreats that if you’re not frightened by, you should be. … [Read more...]

Druva Completes SOC-2 Type II Audit

By Swapna Jayachandran As the migration of business-critical workloads and corporate data to the cloud has accelerated to a frenzied pace, there are two fundamental operational imperatives that organizations must always have in place: security and trust. It's one thing for organizations to make bold security claims about their products, services, and internal controls; however, it's something … [Read more...]

How GFI Software’s Centralized Security Solutions Help SMBs Protect and Manage Networks

With more than 1 million new malware threats being released each day, it’s a dangerous world out there for the SysAdmins trying to maintain a secure network. Regardless of size, all businesses need effective solutions to protect their data from breaches. Thankfully, GFI Software provides enterprise-grade security software at a price point accessible for SMBs. Two of the company’s leading … [Read more...]

Being the Boss’s Favorite Is Great, Until It’s Not

We’ve all been in situations where the boss has a favorite. It’s frustrating to feel underresourced and underrecognized while someone else is getting all the attention. Ironically, though, it can be just as challenging to realize that you’re the boss’s new “pet.” Read more at https://hbr.org/2017/05/being-the-bosss-favorite-is-great-until-its-not … [Read more...]

An Introduction to the Altaro VM Backup Cloud Management Console

In this video we're going to be showing you a demo of the Altaro backup cloud management console for end-users. We wanted to be able to package up the benefits and power of the CMC into a platform that could be used by customers so as to help them better manage multiple Altaro VM backup installations from one central … [Read more...]

To Change Your Strategy, First Change How You Think

It seems that everyone these days is looking for a disruptive business model. But a business model is only one part of the equation. Equally important is the mentalmodel behind the business model, as well as a measurement model for both. It’s the combination of mental, business, and measurement models that allows real transformation to occur. Read more here … [Read more...]

Malwarebytes 3.1: performance improvements, fixes

Malwarebytes released Malwarebytes 3.1 on May 10, 2017. The new version of the security software brings along with it performance improvements, better memory handling, and quite a few new features and options. Users can download the latest version of the application from the Malwarebytes website.According to Malwarebytes, existing users need to upgrade by downloading the new version from the … [Read more...]