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Digital Security Resolutions for 2015

Gil Cattelain

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December 18, 2014 9:59 am

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2015 is promising to be a profitable year and is full of exciting opportunities. But it could also be one of the most challenging years yet for protecting your digital information. According to credit firm Experian, there will be even more data breaches in 2015 than there were in 2014. This is particularly troubling for …

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Report Shows BYOD Threat Landscape Growing for Businesses

Gil Cattelain

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December 11, 2014 11:10 am

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Is your IT department completely overwhelmed trying to thwart cyberthreats and mitigate BYOD security challenges? If so, you’re not alone. As the recent IT Security Risks Survey 2014 from Kaspersky Labs shows, an overwhelming 94 percent of businesses experienced cybersecurity issues in 2014. This is a 3 percent increase from 2013. Furthermore, the amount of …

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Overall Patch Policy Compliance Status Report for MS SQL

jblackett

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December 4, 2014 1:58 pm

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As you saw from my prior posts I was onsite for a customer the week before Thanksgiving. I’m trying to push out all of the things we learned or created there. This cool solution provides the report that we worked with them to build. Basically the requirement they had was that they need a report …

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The Importance of Saying ‘Yes’ to Your End Users’ BYOD Requests

Gil Cattelain

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December 4, 2014 11:39 am

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The majority of your employees view BYOD as a basic necessity in today’s highly competitive work environment. Your IT department, however, sees BYOD as one of its greatest security challenges to date. Who is right? Your IT department is certainly justified in taking a protective stance against BYOD considering the severity of the threat landscape …

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Email Notifications during Application Provisioning Process

asudheer

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December 3, 2014 3:08 pm

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Here is how ZENworks can provide administrators with insight about how applications are being used by end users, via email notifications.

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Introducing PatchWatcher and DateComparor

jblackett

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December 1, 2014 12:20 pm

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Disclaimer : I don’t pretend to be an engineer, but I managed to make this work for me and this customer, so use at your own risk if it makes your job easier and your end users happier. You accept any liability that comes with implementing this in your environment. As I indicated in my …

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Goodbye iReport, Welcome Jaspersoft Studio



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November 24, 2014 12:43 pm

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No software lasts forever (except maybe Win XP). iReport, the trusted report designer which shipped with ZENworks Reporting 5, has been on life support from some time. Now the time has come to say goodbye.

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Categories: Announcements, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Reporting

What’s Wrong With Mobility in the Classroom?

Gil Cattelain

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November 21, 2014 10:15 am

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The bring your own device (BYOD) movement is quickly spreading from the business world into school districts throughout the U.S. Research shows that BYOD in school districts has increased from 22 percent in 2013 to 56 percent in 2014. Fueling this growth rate are forward-thinking educators who believe that mobile skills need to be taught …

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Distributing only content that matters

jblackett

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November 18, 2014 4:54 pm

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I am out at customer site this week and I learned something pretty cool from Craig Wilson that I thought I’d share with everyone. This is a little known fact that even engineering didn’t seem to know and could have huge wins for many customers. As I’m sure you are aware, starting in ZENworks 11SP2 …

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Is the ‘Shellshock’ Bug Still a Threat to My Novell ZENworks Products?

Gil Cattelain

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November 13, 2014 2:10 pm

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It’s been over one month since Bash notified the IT community about the “Shellshock” vulnerability and sent Linux, Unix and Mac OS X system operators into a panic trying to patch their servers. As we explained in a post after the initial discovery, several Novell products were affected by this security issue (see below). As …

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