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Growing Focus on Identity Management



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February 10, 2006 12:43 pm

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TheInfoPro just released Wave 6 of its Information Security Study and reported that 72 percent of enterprises cite internal security threats as greater or equal importance to external threats.Study authors also wrote, “Enterprises have been spending heavily on Identity Management and plan to continue to do so. Over 75% will spend more in 2006. Of …

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Running an App Object as Secure or Unsecure System User on Windows XP

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February 10, 2006 12:00 am

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Rich Stevenson explains how to get around the common workaround of using UNC pathing instead of a mapped drive, when trying to run app objects on Windows XP. Updated with reader suggestions.

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Helping ZENworks Differentiate between Windows XP and XP Tablet

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February 10, 2006 12:00 am

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Jeremy Mlazovsky explains his nifty script that lets you deploy apps specifically to Windows XP or XP Tablet Edition.

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‘Sophistication’ is my middle name



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February 9, 2006 3:08 pm

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Europe’s largest independent private bank is running an IBM Grid solution on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to speed up complex calculations and give them more flexibility. Sal. Oppenheim needed more IT infrastructure sophistication to maintain competitive advantage. The head of IT said, “We chose SUSE Linux because of the flexibility we get from Novell compared …

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BusinessWeek on open source



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February 8, 2006 11:20 am

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BusinessWeek continues to be the most engaged of the major weekly business magazines on open source. They’ve got another open source focused special report out this week online that talks about open source beyond Linux, as well as issues like patent reform. Sarah Lacy, who wrote the Novell story a few months back, continues to …

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Novell eDirectory Honored in Information Security Magazine’s Products of the Year Awards



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February 3, 2006 12:52 pm

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Novell eDirectory took Silver honors for overall quality and security in the Identity and Access Management category of TechTarget’s Information Security magazine’s 2006 Products of the Year Awards.Information Security magazine and SearchSecurity.com asked 890 information security executives and managers to assess the products they currently deploy. Based on their cumulative responses on six different criteria, …

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ZENworks Imaging using a USB Pen Drive



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February 3, 2006 12:00 am

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In 2004 Jamie Glendinning shared a terrific method of using a USB Pen Drive to do ZENworks Imaging. We love pen drives anyway, but this took their usefulness to the next level. Freshly updated with adjustments to avoid being prompted to “Insert Floppy Disk…”

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Controlling the Installation of ActiveX Components

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February 3, 2006 12:00 am

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Dario Di Bella shares a nifty trick for letting your users download ActiveX components from the websites you trust.

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Pushing out a WMF Workaround

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February 3, 2006 12:00 am

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Mike Wolf explains how he distributed a workaround painlessly and quickly.

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While we’re waiting, what can we use now?

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February 3, 2006 12:00 am

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It may take a while to convince vendors to port their applications to Linux. In the meantime, Scott Morris asks what possibilities exist now for the top requested applications.

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