How to manage permissions with Active Directory (the right way)

25. May 2017 Technical 0
How do most people use Active Directory groups to manage permissions?  You probably already know the answer: Global security groups. For example, if there is a directory on the file server specifically for “Payroll,” then we normally see folks creating a Global security group that corresponds to “Payroll,” populating that group with the users who ...

5 Tips to Help Tighten your Security Using BIOS/UEFI

18. May 2017 Technical 0
In the olden days of PC’s, BIOS or “Basic Input-Output System” was something only the nerdy computer geeks were aware of, and the typical user never really went in there, or ran any kind of updates for it, unless explicitly instructed to by a support professional. Usually getting into BIOS is achieved by pressing “Delete,” ...

Password best practices

04. May 2017 Business, Technical 0
Some people say passwords are dead. I don’t know if I 100% agree with that, since in actual fact and practice, we still rely on them heavily to secure access to our personal information online. The idea behind these “passwords are dead” sentiments is that a single factor of authentication is no longer “enough” on it’s own. ...