January 16, 2015
News roundup: Recently discovered firmware flaws highlight the challenges posed by hardware security. Plus: Heartland's breach warranty; RSA's overhaul; and Download.com's app (in)security.
November 07, 2014
News roundup: Open Wi-Fi allegedly aided a fugitive in evading authorities, highlighting Wi-Fi hotspot risks as ISPs including Comcast turn residential gateways into hotspots. Plus: Google's nogotofail tool; messaging apps fail EFF security review; new malware targets iOS.
October 14, 2014
VMware will combine existing technologies for Horizon FLEX to deliver offline desktops. But how widespread its use will be remains to be seen.
August 11, 2014
Do USB drives pose a major threat to enterprise security? Experts at a recent A Black Hat 2014 session have unveiled a new threat -- dubbed BadUSB -- that could infiltrate your network using common USB devices.
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Having a DR plan in place is important, especially if you host virtual desktops. But how should you plan for VDI disaster recovery? Consider Hyper-V, Windows To Go, storage replication and offline virtual desktops. Continue Reading
One of the perks of virtual desktop infrastructure is that you can use it as a disaster recovery tool. Not only must businesses relying on virtual desktops make sure that they have backups, but they must also be aware of storage requirements and desktop as a service expectations. When considered as part of a DR plan, VDI can improve centralized management and control in case of a disaster. Continue Reading
A Windows 7/Linux dual-boot environment is just one approach for running Linux on Windows 7 machines. Which you use depends on storage preferences. Continue Reading
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Instead of moving to Windows 8 or waiting for Windows 9, enterprises might consider Linux because of the open source operating system's flexibility. Continue Reading
The Surface Pro 2 is quite serviceable as an all-in-one device, but it's not particularly great as a desktop replacement, notebook or tablet. For those still considering a purchase, the Surface Pro 3 addresses many of its predecessor's major flaws. Continue Reading
Follow simple rules to get better performance and reliable Windows 8 USB operation from Windows To Go devices. Continue Reading
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Hybrid threats are becoming an increasing issue for mobile devices. Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis explains how to mitigate the risk. Continue Reading
Do you have more install or diagnostic environment images to manage than physical UFDs? Learn how to back up and restore bootable USB device images. Continue Reading
Find out about a quick, free alternative to the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool -- the open source Reliable USB Formatting Utility. Continue Reading
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Windows To Go only works for Windows 8 bootable USB flash drives; to create a virtual hard drive for Windows 7 installation, try Boot to VHD. Continue Reading
A strain of malware can steal data from a USB device itself rather than infect a network or system. Nick Lewis explains how to mitigate the threat. Continue Reading
Experts explain why embedded software testing projects call for heightened security and better code coverage than mobile or desktop test efforts do. Continue Reading