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Operating system security (OS security) is the process of ensuring OS integrity, confidentiality and availability. OS security refers to specified ...

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Playing the Triage Game

Triage & Manage Vulnerability Gracefully

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The intent of this article is not to tell you what solution to use (you know it better) or make a big bang change to your current regime (you are well aware of), but to share how the regime can be better and effective in streamlining the multiple patch implementation.
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Vulnerability Assessments versus Penetration Tests

In computing, Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing are used to assess systems in light of the organization's security posture, but they have different purposes.
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Incident Handling and Response Plan

An Incident response plan is an organized approach to addressing and managing an incident. The goal is to handle the situation in a way that limits damage and reduces recovery time and costs.
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Reset Login Password in Windows 10

How to Reset a forgotten Windows 10 Password

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This tutorial shows a simple method of resetting a forgotten Windows 10 Password, on both a Physical and VM VirtualBox machine without the need for any third-party tools. Both Local and Microsoft Connected accounts are covered. Enjoy...
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What is it worth, your computer?

This article tries to be an eye-opener for a security aspect that should get more attention: watching the electrical power consumption of your computers! If you start reading this article and it does not sound security-related, just have a little patience and be assured: it is.
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Win 10 - Audio Problem

Resetting a Windows 10 PC turned into a Nightmare from Audio Problem

It is a real story and is one of my scariest tech experiences. Most users think that IT experts like us know how to fix all computer problems. However, if there is a time constraint and you MUST not fail the task or you will lose your job, a simple task might turn out to be your scariest experience.
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OfficeMate Freezing Error

OfficeMate Freezes on Login

OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
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Container Orchestration - A platform for Security deliberation

Container Orchestration platforms empower organizations to scale their apps at an exceptional rate. This is the reason numerous innovation-driven companies are moving apps to an appropriated datacenter wide platform that empowers them to scale at a single click.
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TL;DR - Ransomware Infected!!

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Provide an easy one stop to quickly get the relevant information on common asked question on Ransomware in Expert Exchange.
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Protect Your Mac or Pay Up (OS X KeRanger)

This is a short article about OS X KeRanger, and what people can do to get rid of it.
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Working With Group Policy

Our Group Policy work started with Small Business Server in 2000. Microsoft gave us an excellent OU and GPO model in subsequent SBS editions that utilized WMI filters, OU linking, and VBS scripts. These are some of experiences plus our spending a lot of time with Jeremy Moskowitz's GP books.
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Free yourself of your administrative account

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Recently, I read that Microsoft has analysed statistics for their security intelligence report. It revealed: still, the clear majority of windows users do their daily work as administrator. An administrative account is a burden, security-wise. My article will show an alternative.
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Run Applications “As Administrator” in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 from a Standard User login

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Security measures require Windows be logged in using Standard User login (not Administrator).  Yet, sometimes an application has to be run “As Administrator” from a Standard User login.  This paper describes how to create a shortcut icon to launch applications with the "Run as Administrator" option.
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Ransomware Beware!

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The intent is not to repeat what many has know about Ransomware but more to join its dots of what is it, who are the victims, why it exists, when and how we respond on infection. Lastly, sum up in a glance to share such information with more to help family and loved ones from being the next victim.
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Disable automatic reboot (after installing updates) on Windows 10 Home edition

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Users of Windows 10 Professional can disable automatic reboots using the policy editor. This tool is not included in the Windows home edition. But don't worry! Follow the instructions below to install (a Win7) policy editor on your Windows 10 Home edition.
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Protect My Identity and Privacy

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No security measures warrant 100% as a "silver bullet". The truth is we also cannot assume anything but a defensive and vigilance posture. Adopt no trust by default and reveal in assumption. Only assume anonymity or invisibility in the reverse. Safeguard your privacy!
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Privacy protection practices and tools?

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SHARE your personal details only on a NEED to basis. Take CHARGE and SECURE your IDENTITY.
How do I then PROTECT myself and stay in charge of my own Personal details (and) - MY own WAY...
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Bad USB - time to fight back!

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The term "Bad USB" is a buzz word that is usually used when talking about attacks on computer…
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Microsoft "Saved Games" Folder - How I Despise Thee

Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user …

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