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Global Data Privacy Laws: US, EU, China and More

In the 2018-2020 timeframe, the rollout of GDPR in the EU is having an impact on companies worldwide, thanks to its legislative reach beyond the EU’s borders. But companies also have to content with a wave of new data privacy legislation in the US, UK, China, and many other countries. Some laws are inspired by GDPR, while others take a unique approach that serves their country’s needs. … [Read more...]

Introduction To The New Windows Terminal

Recently at the Microsoft Build conference, it was announced that there is a new Windows terminal that can be used as an alternative to cmd of PowerShell, called Windows Terminal. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Big Businesses Facing GDPR Fines

Over the past few weeks, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office that enforces GDPR in the UK has been threatening fines to big companies for GDPR noncompliance. … [Read more...]

Bluetooth Security Problems: A Cause For Concern

Bluetooth security… Some consider it an oxymoron, like ‘global intelligence’ community or ‘offshore support’ while others recognize Bluetooth flaws and understand their causes. Whatever side of the fence your opinions lie, it’s fair to observe that Bluetooth has its issues and security vulnerabilities are now being exploited by hackers seeking access to data. … [Read more...]

Announcing MOVEit 2019.1, with Permission Configuration and Multiple Server Support

Progress and Ipswitch are proud to announce the release and general availability of MOVEit 2019.1, the newest iteration of the industry leading MOVEit secure managed file transfer (MFT) solution used by thousands of IT professionals to provide complete visibility, security, and control over file transfer activities. … [Read more...]

Using Make Me Admin for Administrator Privilege

In this article, we discuss how to grant users simple admin rights temporarily like installing software. This helps keep IT from getting bogged down. … [Read more...]

The UK’s iCO is Handing Out GDPR Fines Like Candy

In the past week, British Airways and Marriott Hotels have been hit with a combined $350 million in fines. … [Read more...]

How to Use Slack to Keep Your Team on Track

Over the past few years, Slack has risen to be the largest collaboration tool to help teams stay on track. In this article, I will discuss how it works and some concerns about the tool. … [Read more...]

Encryption at Rest isn’t Good Enough

There are basically two ways to keep data out of the hands of hackers. One is to protect every endpoint leading to it, making it essentially inaccessible. The other is to encrypt the data, so that even if hackers get to the document they cannot read it. But where should encryption be applied? … [Read more...]

Microservices Architecture: LEGO for DevOps

DevOps is one of the biggest trends in tech today, but it wouldn’t be half of what it is without microservices architecture. … [Read more...]