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Orin Thomas

Orin Thomas is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and a Windows Security MVP. He has authored or coauthored more than thirty books for Microsoft Press, founded the Melbourne System Center, Security, and Infrastructure Group, creates courseware for...

Creating Self Signed Certificates with PowerShell

Prior to PowerShell 4.0, you needed to download MakeCert.exe or another utility to create self signed certificates. Now you can do it in PowerShell....More

ITC Tosses Out Barnes & Noble Antitrust Claim Against Microsoft

On the eve of what promises to be a sensational patent-infringement trial that will finally pit Microsoft against one of its Android-based enemies, an International Trade Commission (ITC) judge has tossed out a major claim against the software giant....More

Rod Trent

Rod Trent is the IT Community Manager for Windows IT Pro. He is a leading expert on Microsoft System Center technologies and has more than 25 years of IT experience, with over 20 years dedicated to System Center...

Why you need a data breach response plan and how to make one

Sponsored Blog I probably don’t need to tell you how important it is to prepare for data breaches. Headlines about breaches that affected Target and The Home Depot should be enough to scare you, but let’s look at some facts anyway:....More

Viewfinity

Viewfinity provides the only solution which offers complete application control features and administrative privilege capabilities to protect against sophisticated zero-day attacks, malware, and advanced persistent threats. Our solution offers a comprehensive protection strategy against...

Advanced Persistent Threats – Clearing Up Misconceptions

After overhearing a misguided conversation about Advanced Persistent Threats recently, I wanted to put together a quick article to help better educate some of our followers. Also, you can watch this recorded webinar with Viewfinity CEO, Leonid Schtilman and Gartner Analyst Neil MacDonald that explains how to effectively protect against....More

Prowess Updates SmartDeploy

SmartDeploy is a tool for, as the name implies, deploying Windows more easily....More
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