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You Can’t Spell Britain Without ‘IT’

No doubt about it. Those Brits are smarty pants. Or, to be more “britically” correct, smarty trousers. And their scientific heritage dates back centuries and boasts a long line of “firsts”. Examples include: The laws of motion and illumination of gravity – Sir Isaac Newton The discovery of hydrogen – Henry Cavendish The steam locomotive... Read More
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The Evolution of LANDESK: A Snapshot of the Past 11 Years

I just hit my 11th anniversary with LANDESK on August 22. Time flies—even when you’re not having fun. Just kidding. Working at LANDESK has been a genuine blast. It’s amazing how much can change in just over a decade. For example, in the 11 years spanning 1972 to 1983, I finished high school, performed two... Read More
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Windows 10 and Enterprises: Top Reasons They Won’t Make the Switch

There is no denying the success of Windows 10; it has had a great adoption rate, surpassing the adoptions of both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. But as with everything in life, the data gets more interesting as you delve into some of the finer points. The two factors that have really helped accelerate the... Read More
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MEGABYTE Act Q&A With ITAM Specialist

The recent MEGABYTE Act of 2016 inspired us to sit down with ITAM expert, Jason Christensen, to get a better understanding of the impact of this bill. Here is what he had to say. 1. What are your thoughts on the bill? I feel that IT asset management (ITAM) should be a priority for government agencies. Not only a... Read More
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Why Failure to Sponsor ITSM Is Just Asking for Ransomware

“You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. Your next stop, the Twilight Zone!” If you are even slightly connected on social media, maybe you have been feeling like I have lately: that you... Read More
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Pokémon Go Ransomware: Don’t Catch This One

It appears that this summer’s creature-catching craze has caught something of its own: ransomware. Any type of digital, cultural phenomenon like Pokémon Go is likely to be exploited by malware writers, so it’s no surprise that Pokémon Go is now a transmitter of the malicious code. Fun vs. fear Just last week we learned of... Read More