If you’ve never used the site before, head over to http://www.netmarketshare.com/ and look around. They use internet activity and mine data that’s interesting. Right in the center you’ll see options for “Browsers, Operating Systems, Search Engines, More…” – select “Operating Systems” then “Desktop Trend by Version” and you’ll see this: So what does this mean? […]Read more "Data mining global OS trends"
First off, we need to define FUD to those who are unaware of the acronym. FUD means “Fear, uncertainty and doubt.” The term’s been solidified and used in the last quarter century but the tactic has existed for much longer than tat. What tactic you say? Why evoking fear, uncertainty and doubt to intentionally put […]Read more "Security: FUD vs. Reality"
When dealing with tracing malware and checking on the status of a website what tools do you use? You’d not want to infect your machine by browsing an infected site would you?!? First, follow these lists and groups: “The Internet Storm Center (ISC) provides a free analysis and warning service to thousands of Internet users […]Read more ""Shhh. Be vewy vewy quiet, I’m hunting wabbits"– OK, I’m really hunting malware…"
Quite a timely blog and find considering that in Marietta, GA this Saturday there’s a discussion about this very subject! http://www.holytransfiguration.info/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/Catechism-Flyer.pdfRead more "Original Sin and Orthodoxy: Reflections on Carthage"
Today’s trends in security discussions generally revolve around emerging threats that can damage the company that we don’t know about yet or are difficult to detect. Patching is controlling something that can damage the company from a source that we already know about. A comprehensive patch management process will take care of one of the things […]Read more "Cogitating & Masticating on the Patch Management Process"
Boy, oh boy. I hope you got to this page before wasting untold time looking for a resolution to the issue if you used USMT 4 to do a hardlink migration of a Windows XP profile to Windows 7… Seems that there are many people who tout band-aid fixes including copying shortcuts & worse… well luck […]Read more "Missing “all programs” on Windows 7?"
If you are ever getting ready to install SCCM 2007 R2, specifically SP1 or SP2 on Server 2008 R2 (note that SCCM needs to be on SP2 to be supported on @008 R2), then pay attention to this tidbit… Your install of the Management Point WILL fail and you will get a message similar to […]Read more "SCCM 2007 Pay-it-forward moment"