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Encouraging organizations to follow the usual security best practices didn’t prevent the spread of WannaCry. Let’s acknowledge that and focus on new ideas that will.In the aftermath of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, a familiar pattern is beginning to play itself out. Now that we all know the general details behind how WannaCry infections were initiated… Read more

Tags: ransomware, wannacry

WannaCryWe should start by addressing the elephant in the room. In the past week WannaCry has dominated the news and still looks to be the topic on the tips of everyone’s tongues.There’s probably not much to add without repeating much of what has already been said.A Twitter moment capturing much of the early… Read more

Tags: news

Organizations have been using Google’s G Suite (formerly Google Apps) business productivity and collaboration tools for over a decade. Yet security concerns grow as organizations turn to cloud applications like G Suite to store their business-critical data. Organizations need complete visibility of their data integrity, privacy, and user access activities within G Suite.To help our customers address… Read more

Tags: google, google apps, alienapp, g suite

In the enterprise, it's very popular to manage Windows client PCs through Red Hat servers. This sort of configuration is especially common in healthcare and the financial services industries. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) has good software for working with Windows Active Directory. Red Hat Enterprise Linux can also manage clients with multiple platforms, such as Windows, OS X,… Read more

Tags: red hat, active directory, ldap

“Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.” - Antoine de ExuperyIn today’s world, it feels as if innovation has become the curse of many companies. It forces changes, and wheels being reinvented when not needed, out of fear that… Read more

Tags: innovation

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