Don’t Let Drive Encryption Risk Losing Your Files

Drive encryption can help prevent sensitive data in laptops from being stolen. However, if a user forgets his or her password for a computer whose drive is encrypted with a tool such as BitLocker, the prospects for recovering files are much worse than otherwise. Without drive encryption, there are many hacks to recover files without…

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Use Digital Signatures to Verify Your Identity

You use a handwritten signature to verify that you’re the author or maker of a letter, check, or other paper document. You can use a digital signature to verify that you created or sent an electronic document. Digital signatures are based on public key cryptography, also called asymmetric cryptography because it uses two keys. The…

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Is Your SLA DOA?

A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a service provider and its internal or external customers that documents what services the provider will furnish. According to Margaret Rouse, Contributing Writer for TechTarget, “SLAs originated with network service providers, but are now widely used by telecommunication service providers and cloud computing service providers. Corporate IT…

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7 Skills Developers Should Invest In for 2016

Every minute of the work day is an opportunity for developers to “develop” their craft. During this time, they can either make the decision to expand their skill set or chose instead to remain stagnant. Sadly, many choose the latter. Determining where to invest your time and energy for growth as a developer can be…

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Show two time zones in your Outlook calendar

When you work with people in another time zone, it’s a good thing to keep track of what time it is there. But, it’s easy to forget how many hours ahead or behind they are. A simple way to keep track of this is by adding a second time zone to your Outlook calendar. To…

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