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Operating system’s death could create problems

By |2020-09-22T00:15:14+00:00September 22nd, 2020|

Originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, May 21, 2019 Microsoft’s Windows 7 desktop operating system went “end of life” on January 14, 2020. What does this dramatic-sounding statement really mean? Is it really dead, a viable product or somewhere in between? First off, let’s define what end of life, or EOL, really means. For [...]

Zoom has cleaned up its act following security concerns

By |2020-07-14T23:58:33+00:00July 14th, 2020|

Originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, July 14, 2020 Zoom, the videoconferencing application, has experienced a meteoric rise in usage through the pandemic, as many folks work from home. It has come under fire, however, for privacy and security concerns. Do you need to be worried? Zoom seemingly came out of nowhere to overtake [...]

What an IP address is and why you should care

By |2020-06-26T21:20:25+00:00February 25th, 2020|

Originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, February 25, 2020 A reader asks, “Sorry if this is a stupid question, but what is an IP address and why do I care?” While a cliche, it is especially true in that there is no such thing as a stupid question. The fact of the matter is [...]

Beware: 2020 is poised to be the year of the scammers

By |2020-06-26T21:18:45+00:00December 31st, 2019|

Originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, December 31, 2019 It’s usually the custom to think of all the good things on the horizon as we approach the new year. Unfortunately, as 2019 comes to an end, the severity and sophistication of online scams are increasing at an alarming pace. If folks aren’t careful, 2020 [...]

PowerShell to Automate O365 password changes.

By |2020-06-26T20:40:35+00:00May 31st, 2019|

This PowerShell script is something we worked up for a large deployment moving users profiles cross forest with ADMT. Each one needed to be reset to login as ADMT does not keep those credentials. This is using the login twice, and requires MSONLINE modules. The first login is to Office 365 Exchange, the second [...]

Most Common Passwords for 2018

By |2018-12-18T22:08:18+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Spashdata released their list of most commonly used passwords recently.  While I am not sure where all of this data is collected from I can say I see a number of these in the field all the time. If you have a password on this list, it is a good idea to change it.  If [...]