August 17, 2006

The War on Terror: Liberty vs Safety

A federal judge has just ordered an immediate halt to the NSA’s domestic surveillance program, and it is being called a landmark decision. This bring up the interesting question, […]
August 16, 2006

The Challenges of Skinning in CS

Over the past couple of days, I’ve been spending mucho time in the CommunityServer.org forums, getting quite a bit of help on making various skinning modifications on my site.  Much […]
August 15, 2006

My first blogging attempt with Windows Live Writer

Okay, so after reading about 5 different reviews on the joy and wonder of Windows Live Writer, I just had to go out and try it myself.   […]
August 14, 2006

Finally, the Telcos are feeling the heat!

I just saw a report that Verizon has been busy laying down fiber in New York in order to stem the tide of defections to rival cable services, […]
August 14, 2006

Blogging, Blogging Everywhere

Microsoft has just released a beta of their new Blogging Tool that will work with Windows Live and any of the popular blogging services.  So far, Windows Live Writer […]
August 13, 2006

Automating SiteMap Generation

This whole issue of generating Google Sitemaps is not as straightforward as I thought it would be.   More precisely, there are more complications than expected for my Commmunity Server-based […]
August 10, 2006

Choosing the right editor for Community Server

My Favorite CS Editor Maybe it’s just me, but although there are certain things I like about the tinyMCEeditor that’s now the standard in Community Server 2.1 (such as […]
August 9, 2006

Fun with Website Upgrades (Community Server)

There’s a reason why you shouldn’t generally perform website upgrades in the middle of the night, when sleep is calling you. The good folks over at Telligent surprised […]
August 4, 2006

Apple Might Have to Restate Earnings…

According to the story posted at eWeek, Apple Computer is likely to restate earnings because they’ve uncovered some more accounting irregularities.  They’ve even suggested that any reports they’ve […]
August 4, 2006

Patch Day August 2006: 12 Vulnerabilities to be Patched

Microsoft has announced that there will be approximately 12 vulnerabilities patched starting on August 8th, aka Patch Day. 10 of these are Windows vulnerabilities, and 2 of them […]
August 3, 2006

Black Hat Briefings: NAC solutions vulnerable to attack

Network World is reporting that various NAC solutions vulnerable to attackbased on a presentation at this year’s Black Hat Conference. A snippet of the report from the link […]
August 2, 2006

MPAA miscalculation?

I’m not looking to get into a discussion about piracy or anti-piracy at this time, but as I was reading the MotleyFool this morning, I came across […]
August 31, 2010

The Fun Summer of 2010 – Overview

Things have been good and busy this year for me.  Overall, I can’t complain.  🙂 Since June, I’ve been busy with a new corporate challenge, and […]
September 26, 2010

It’s The Little Things That Get You Every Time…

Even on the smallest of networks, the failure to pay attention to every detail can make a routine upgrade or migration far more complicated than it […]
October 31, 2010

Passing the Firewall Torch

p Policy, but that’s a tale for another time…) The second problem was a little trickier, however.  The WAN port on my NS-5XT was only 10Mbit/s.   […]
November 9, 2010

Fun with Verizon Customer Service

Or, Getting Rid of FiOS TV, Part 1. Today, we officially began our project to lower needless expenses, of which the TV subscription service is one […]
December 8, 2010

The Dangers of Consolidation

It has been said that technology in general, and automation in particular, simply make it easier for humans to propagate errors much faster than they could […]
January 27, 2011

UltraTech Knowledgebase Table of Contents

UltraTech Knowledgebase Table of Contents Last Updated: 27 Jan 2011 (Prior Update: 16 Sep 2007) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *** PLEASE NOTE: Link(s), If Provided, May Be Wrapped *** […]
January 31, 2011

Why Your New Technology Purchase Might Disappoint

Technology continues to provide many benefits for individuals and businesses, and our increasing dependence upon it is a testament to its overall usefulness.  Each day, many, […]
February 15, 2011

Why Your New Technology Purchase Might Disappoint – Part 2

Last time, I mentioned that inadequate planning is one of the key reasons why your new technology purchase might prove to be disappointing.  This is true […]
March 31, 2011

Maintaining Good Security Practices

Security is not just a state of being. We are often called to provide an assessment about our present security posture, and usually, the person asking […]
April 29, 2011

Reactive Security: Feel the pain in 2011+

We are only one third of the way into 2011, but we have had some of the largest information security breaches of the decade – and […]
May 3, 2011

Managing Technology-based Risks

Risks exist. You would think that this is so obvious as to not need saying, but too many people appear to operate as though downplaying or […]
May 31, 2011

Just ask Sony…

Why should you take your organization’s information security posture seriously? Just ask Sony.  It has been estimated that Sony will spend more than $170 million dollars due to […]