Lavon Peters

Lavon Peters is managing editor for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro, and SharePoint Pro. She has worked as a technical editor since 1994.Lavon Peters is managing editor for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro, and SharePoint Pro. She has worked as a technical editor since 1994.

Articles by Lavon Peters
Review: The Samsung Galaxy S II's Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Feature
The Galaxy S II's mobile Wi-Fi capability makes it a smart choice for techies and non-techies alike.
Buyer's Guide: Two-Factor Authentication
Using multiple identification factors increases the security of your systems and prevents unauthorized users from gaining access to sensitive information.
Buyer's Guide: Windows Password Reset Products 7
Incredibly, 25 percent of Help desk calls are to reset users’ passwords. Get a self-service product, and turn this task over to your users.
Kerio WinRoute Firewall 6.7.1
An updated firewall solution for SMBs.
New Data Breach Rule for Healthcare Companies
A useful law is unwittingly diluted by bureaucratic whitewashing.
Antivirus Appliances for Windows Networks
The benefits of antivirus appliances over software and hosted services are cost, performance, and ease of use. Determine whether one of these appliances is right for your environment.
Buyer's Guide: Windows Server Intrusion Detection Products 1
Compare software and services that will protect your network from intruders, so that you can be sure to get the features you need.
Microsoft Security Patches for April
Microsoft released its latest list of security bulletins, with five of the eight vulnerabilities rated as critical, two as important, and one as moderate.
5 Tips to Ensure Safe Passwords
Create and maintain secure passwords with tips from Large Software, as well as resources from Windows IT Pro.
New Worm Named Neeris Mimics Conficker
Microsoft is warning that a new version of the Neeris worm is now actively targeting the same security vulnerabilities as Conficker.
I'm InTouch SecurePC Prevents Lost Data on Stolen Laptops
Lost and stolen laptops pose a huge security threat. To mitigate this risk, Remote Access Software developed the I'm InTouch secure access platform.
Top 10 Security Stories of 2008
Here are 2008's top security stories, including related Windows IT Pro resources.
Improve Your Desktop Backup and Security
Symantec recently released a beta version of Norton 360 3.0.
Internet Explorer Patch now Available
In case you haven't already switched from Internet Explorer to Firefox or Google Chrome, the Microsoft IE patch is available at the company’s website.
SQL Server Storage Options
As a DBA, one of your many tasks is to manage your SQL Server databases’ ever-expanding storage requirements. In this book, we’ve pulled together four articles from SQL Server Magazine to give you an overview of SQL Server storage options.
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