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  • Microsoft Windows

    Windows is a personal computer operating system from Microsoft that, together with some commonly used business applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel, has become a de facto "standard" for individual users in most corporations as well as in most homes. Continue Reading

  • Exploring Google Glass technology and contextual computing in the enterprise

    A company that embraces consumerization has found interesting ways to put Google Glass and contextual computing to work for its users and customers. Continue Reading

  • VMware Tools

    VMware Tools is an optional, free set of drivers and utilities that enhances both the performance of a virtual machine’s guest operating system and interaction between the guest and the host. Continue Reading

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  • Cyberthreats: Know thy enemy

    The complexity of emerging technologies and trends such as BYOD has security teams operating at full speed, and there's no sign of slowing down. In our inaugural issue of 2014, we look at the top cyberthreats that security professionals are likely to face this year. Defending enterprise networks has never been harder, according to Johannes Ullrich, head of the SANS Technology Institute's Internet Storm Center, who examines upcoming attack techniques and discovers new versions of tried-and-true hacking methods.

    Advanced malware detection is also evolving, and we report on new strategies as security teams fight back with help from global services. We also address security issues after the gadget-filled holidays in a new column on mobile security. Finally, take a tour of the deep Web, and find out how security professionals can intercept Tor and Bitcoin activities on corporate assets. Continue Reading

  • Overcoming the many challenges of a Unix-to-Windows migration

    Switching from Unix to Windows means new programming languages, Web services, security and more. Ease the transition with planning and emulators. Continue Reading

  • Doing an Oracle patch update the right way is no easy task

    Knowing which Oracle patch update is the right one, and how often to apply them, is key to keeping IT and end users happy. Continue Reading

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