April 27, 2018
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Software Updates – FileHash.exe

An update to FileHash.exe has been released as of April 18, 2018. 2018-04-18 — Version 2.3.0.430 Recent updates include the following: Added the -u (-summary) option […]
March 4, 2018

Virtual Credit Card Numbers

If your bank supports it, you would do well to consider Virtual Credit Card numbers for online purchases. I was looking around for some good articles […]
October 17, 2017

Not the best week for security protocols and technologies

The past few days have not been particularly good ones for the technology community.  First, we learned that the increasingly fragile WPA2 protocol has some glaring […]
September 25, 2017

Whose data is it, anyway?

It’s not just that we are experiencing big firms getting breached due to sheer negligence, but that no one is going to do anything about it […]
February 10, 2014

Automating Android

One of the cool things about the Android platform are the number of tools available for really extensive automation. So far, I have used the following […]
June 27, 2013

Looking forward to Windows Server 2012 R2

I was just reading the ComputerWorld article on some upcoming features of Windows Server 2012 R2, and I see some really intriguing improvements: In Windows Server 2012 […]
May 8, 2013

A look at Microsoft’s SIR v14

So…. I finally had a chance to finish reading the latest full edition of Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report. There’s a lot of really good info in […]
April 30, 2013

Dueling Business Mindsets

If there is one lesson that technologists need to understand in order to be successful, it’s that business is ultimately more about people than about processor technology.  At the end […]
April 5, 2013

Enhancing My WLAN with a Meraki MR12

I finally got a chance to deploy a Meraki MR12 wireless access point. These are some sweet devices.  I wasn’t that happy with the PoE brick that […]
February 28, 2013

Wise Security Investment Approaches

A holistic approach to information security needs to address a corporate strategy for buying or building solutions. Such a strategy will have an impact on how […]
January 21, 2013

The Futility of Blaming IT

In recent years, it has become popular sport to blame information technology (IT) departments and IT leaders for failures – real or imagined – which adversely […]
January 18, 2013

Reading Between the Lines of Breach Notifications

Back in September 2012, I wrote two articles for Point2Security on how to effectively handle breach notifications: The Who of Post-Breach Communication Post-Breach Communication: The Importance […]
July 3, 2006

New Beginnings…

This is a time of new beginnings… It’s July 2006, and I’ve finally gotten around to updating my website, or rather, my websites.  It’s been quite some time since […]
July 4, 2006

Space Shuttle Discovery has launched…

So far, so good. We just watched the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery — the first time a shuttle launch has occured on the 4th […]
July 5, 2006

My Career Objectives

Over the past decade, I have also been responsible for architecting key technology solutions and managing technology staff.  Along the way, I have had great success […]
July 7, 2006

Blogging with Community Server

I have to admit that I am having lots of fun with this site make-over.     Yeah, yeah, let’s not talk about how long overdue it was.  […]
July 9, 2006

Flexing some Community Server Muscles

This is just a short post to test out the ability to cross-blog.  I’m going to be able to save lots of time by posting blogs […]
July 9, 2006

Adventures in Wireless Media Entertainment

I just upgraded to v0.9.56.2 of TVersity which manages the content for my wireless media player.  Around Christmas 2005, I finally obtained a wireless media player, the D-Link DSM-320. I guess […]
July 10, 2006

New Features are on the way…

I can hardly wait for the new release of Community Server — version 2.1. According to the CS Monthly Bulletin, it is expected sometime toward the end […]
July 13, 2006

Weekend with Nature

This weekend, we’re going camping.  We, as in my entire family.   Actually, to be more precise, every year, our church has one Spiritual Retreat Weekend where we […]
July 18, 2006

What a great weekend…

We had a fun time camping this weekend.   Except for a little rain on Saturday afternoon, the weather was gorgeous, and we even got to see […]
July 26, 2006

Driving, Driving, Driving…

Generally speaking, I don’t like to drive for more than 2 or 3 hours at a time.   Maybe even 4. Somehow, various family members (primarily my wife) have […]
July 27, 2006

Some interesting freeware tools

I was looking around for some security scanners earlier today, and I came across this cool website with a fair amount of freeware tools, most of which are […]
July 30, 2006

Computer Hardware Upgrade Methodologies

Over the years, my perspective on computer upgrades has changed significantly. There was a time back in the mid-to-late 90s when I would go out and […]