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Microsoft Patch Tuesday January 2018 updates

Microsoft Patch Tuesday January 2018

2018 has had an eventful start to say the least, with vendors racing to patch two serious processor flaws, Meltdown and Spectre. Last week Microsoft released an emergency update to handle these bugs,* and this week Microsoft is back again …

Patch Manager Plus 2 min read

ADManager Plus Custom Reports, Part 1: Unrestricted reporting

This blog will discuss the constraints of prebuilt reports and how ADManager Plus helps overcome these limitations by providing unrestricted reporting capabilities.

Prebuilt reports provided by most Active Directory (AD) reporting tools have a restrictive, one-size-fits-all nature. These reports do …

Active Directory 2 min read

Meltdown and Spectre: Battling the bugs in Intel, AMD, and ARM processors

Meltdown and spectre

In preparing for GDPR compliance, you may have heard of Meltdown and Spectre—two new hardware bugs that exist in Intel, AMD, and ARM processors and are capable of exposing any sensitive data processed by countless computers and devices. Personal data …

Desktop & Mobile 3 min read

Free webinar: Top five critical alerts you need for IT security

2018 promises to be another big year for IT security, with experts predicting even more large scale cyber attacks over the next 12 months. In light of the high-profile cyber attacks of 2017, compliance mandates such as the GDPR are …

General 1 min read

A New Year’s resolution for Windows administrators

Did you make your personal New Year’s resolution? How about your professional one? With 2018 now here, I suggest that all Windows administrators make a resolution to increase the security of their Active Directory, Windows Servers, and Windows workstations. This …

Active Directory 1 min read

2017 IT recap—Things we learned

2017 was full of new information, new technologies, and lessons learned. As I toured the world again, I was reminded of the commonality that the IT community around the world has. On the flip side, I was also reminded of …

Active Directory 3 min read

ManageEngine: 2017 at a glance

For ManageEngine, 2017 can be largely defined by one of our favorite C.S. Lewis quotes: “You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.” We began the year with a goal; a goal to …

ManageEngine 2 min read

Keeper leaves Windows 10 systems vulnerable to password theft

Keeper password manager

Microsoft just recently rolled out Patch Tuesday updates for December 2017, but there’s already another exploit that needs to be patched.Thanks to a vulnerability in Keeper, a third-party password management application that comes bundled with new versions of Windows 10, …

Desktop Central 2 min read

Introducing Windows file server backup and restoration

We’re excited to announce the latest version of RecoveryManager Plus. Windows file server backups lead the way in this new release, giving admins like you a way to secure your enterprise data from any kind of attack or disaster.

Here’s …

RecoveryManager Plus 1 min read