When your inbox has a surprise and it’s called ransomware

When your inbox has a surprise and it’s called malware, there are several steps you can take to help protect yourself, and minimize the potential damage. Here’s what you need to know.

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Windows Server 2016 – Thoughts so far

It’s been almost 9 months since Windows Server 2016 hit General Availability, and hopefully by now you have had the time to test it in your environment and start to deploy it in production.

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Protecting yourself from the sophisticated cyber-criminal

The sophisticated cyber-criminal has one mental image of you, and it looks like $, or maybe €, or £, or even ¥. Follow these steps to protect yourself.

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Well, this will (probably) be the last time you patch Exchange 2007

Can you believe the end of the first quarter of 2017 has come and gone. Where in the world does the time go? Wherever it does go, it’s taking Exchange 2007 with it.

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An important shift in Microsoft’s email hygiene approach

In an interesting shift, it seems Microsoft is getting out of the on-premises email filtering business.

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The 22 things you’ll want to know about the Windows 10 Creators Update

When April 11 rolls around and Microsoft releases the Windows 10 Creators Update, it will be the best surprise the Easter Bunny has ever brought us. Here are 22 features to look forward to.

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Cool tools: The Exchange client network bandwidth calculator

It’s one of those strange truths of networking. No matter how much bandwidth you buy, your consumption will increase to the point where it’s barely enough and you will want more.

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The six pillars of identity access management nerdvana

Identity and Access Management, or IAM, is becoming a key component of business information systems as we see a growing trend towards outsourced applications, attacks on identity, and a need to centrally manage and secure applications.

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Migrating public folders from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2016

One of the biggest blockers to move on from Exchange 2007 seems to be that customers do not know what to do with their legacy Public Folders. Here are a few solutions.

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W32.Disttrack.B – a cooperative, multi-stage attack combines stolen credentials with data destruction

A targeted and highly destructive attack back in November combined some older malware with some stolen credentials to devastate machines.

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