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Reviewing Your IT Competency Scorecard

Did you take my quiz from last month's column? If so, let's see how you did.

When Will Microsoft Have To Stop Milking Its Windows Cow?

Microsoft's shift in focus on strengthening its offered services and providing compatible software across multiple platforms is a good indication that the company has plans to stay relevant in a post-Windows OS world.

Using PowerShell To Rebuild a Windows Storage Spaces Array

Disk failures happen. Here's how to get back up and running with minimal effort.

Google Adding Physical USB Key to Authentication Process

The new process looks to verify the authenticity of a Google site before users provide their login details.

Microsoft's Patch Problems Continue

This month's security update has led to compatibility and installation errors for many users.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes Zero-Day Windows and IE Flaw Fixes

This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.

How To Use the File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2012

This Windows Server 2012 feature makes it easy to set storage quotas and manage file types.

Why Windows Phone Isn't More Popular in the U.S.

It's hard to sell units when customers can't find them in stores.

Create a File Share as a Search Content Source in SharePoint 2013

This step-by-step visual guide will get you up and running in no time.

Yahoo Servers Reportedly Hacked Using 'Shellshock' Hole

Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.

6 Key New Microsoft Cloud Services

IT should keep an eye on some of Microsoft's upcoming cloud-based services, including Power BI and Enterprise Mobility Suite.

Should You Deploy Hyper-V Generation 2 VMs?

While the new features may be tempting, the new Hyper-V VMs' incompatibilities should stop you from jumping on board.

Study: Security Incident Rates Increase as Security Budgets Drop

IT's security spending is not keeping up with the reported 42.8 million security incidents in PwC's enterprise survey.

Test Your Team's IT Competency

Does your IT team have the competencies it'll need to survive the remainder of this decade?

Millions of Systems and Devices Vulnerable to Bash 'ShellShock' Flaw

The 25-year-old flaw, which was just discovered on Wednesday, leaves systems running Linux and Mac OS X open to remote code execution attacks.

How To Use the File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server

The longer you use the Windows Server tool, the more uses you'll find for it.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Trustworthy Computing Group

The remaining members will be absorbed into Cloud & Enterprise and Legal and Corporate Affairs groups.

Windows 9 Rumor Round Up

From Cortana integration to the return of the Start Menu, here are some of the rumors circulating online about Microsoft's next OS.

Microsoft Patch Woes Continue: Lync Security Update Pulled

The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.

Yahoo Threatened with Daily Fines after Challenging Surveillance Requests

The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.

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