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Active Directory's Place in the Modern Enterprise

Enterprises aren't ditching the on-premises version of Active Directory, despite Microsoft's best efforts with Azure AD.

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Windows Autopatch's Impact on IT

Microsoft's patch automation tool has been out for almost a year now. How has enterprises' security processes changed since then?

Staying Ahead of the Curve in Our New ChatGPT World

ChatGPT is here and it's not going to go away any time soon. Learn what you can do to stay ahead of the curve.

AI & IT: What's Up with Microsoft Copilot? A Q&A with Brien Posey

With all the FUD surrounding Copilot, we asked Microsoft MVP and Redmond columnist Brien Posey to answer some questions and help us cut through the hype surrounding the upcoming tech.

TechMentor Flashback: Orgs Need Gen Z, and Gen Z Needs Microsoft Teams

Why the strongest case for using Microsoft Teams isn't the rise of hybrid work, but the rise of the next generation of hybrid workers. Plus, Teams Premium is cool, but you may not need it.


'What Does It Actually Excel At?' A Conversation with an AI Expert About ChatGPT

To hear one applied AI specialist explain it, the reason there are so many questions around ChatGPT is that it makes us ask questions about ourselves.

5 Questions with Power BI Expert Andrew Brust

Ahead of his VSLive! session, Microsoft MVP and analytics expert talks about how far Power BI has come, what killer features might be in the pipeline -- and whether they will include ChatGPT.

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Take Control of High Cloud Costs

Here are some tips for getting the most out of cloud computing, while keeping your bottom line in check.


Breakdown of the Rackspace Ransomware Incident

What caused the issue and what, as customers, we can do to keep our data secure.

It's Time To Go Passwordless -- Here's How

Microsoft has provided the tools for you to ditch the outdated and unsecure log in tech. It's up to you to actually take advantage of it.

FIDO Authenticate Keynote Talk Calls for 'Radical' Industry Transparency on Multifactor Authentication Use

The Authenticate 2022 keynote talk highlighted passwordless efforts by the FIDO Alliance and called for increased multifactor authentication transparency by industry sectors.

Q&A with Jeffrey Hicks: The PowerShell 7 Era Is Here

Even if your PowerShell IQ is somewhat lacking, there's never been a better time to jump in to the powerful automation tool.

Civo Offers Simplicity To Take on the Big Three Cloud Services Providers

Civo CEO and cofounder Mark Boost recently shared his views on the current state of cloud services, including vendor lock-in and the complexity that inevitably brings problems.


Managing Multicloud Environments Amid the Cloud Boom

From cloud security to multicloud management, this IT industry expert provides great insights into where the cloud is and where it's headed.

Q&A with Nestori Syynimaa: Don't Neglect On-Prem Security

Cloud security in a growing work-from-home landscape should not be IT's only focus.

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Q&A with Sami Laiho on Implementing Privileged Access Workstations

A Windows security expert explains why PAW should be the default setup for all organizations -- and why IT pros neglect it at their peril.

Q&A with Derek Melber on the Horrors of Active Directory Security

Your Active Directory isn't secure. Learn what to do to protect your users and be ready for the next attack.

Q&A with Jan Ketil Skanke on Going Passwordless

As the IT landscape continues to transform with the newest cloud tech and services, why are you still relying on unsecure passwords?

Q&A with Panu Saukko on Managing Windows

A Windows management expert explains how much automation is too much, and why one of the most useful features in Microsoft Intune is so hard to get hold of.

The FIDO Impetus to Passwordless Authentications

The time is ripe for organizations to implement "phishing-resistant multifactor authentication" via FIDO standards, says advocate Andrew Shikiar.