DLP is for “Honest” Employees, Not Inside Threats

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) tools are very effective for addressing the challenges they are intended to address: data governance & regulatory compliance; specifically to help prevent data leakage and inadvertent disclosure of sensitive information. DLP should not be considered a primary security solution or “data firewall”, but it does play an important role in any... Continue Reading →

Replacing ADFS SSL Certificates

Gone are the days where an admin could generate a 3/4/5-year SSL certificate for their ADFS deployments. Now you can look forward to this being an annual ritual (or every two years at best). This blog post aims to help simplify the process by outlining the high-level steps that are required to provision and replace... Continue Reading →

Citrix XenApp 7.5 Update

Citrix recently hosted a webinar for partners in which they shared information on the upcoming XenApp 7.5 release.  Here are a few of the highlights: Miscellaneous XenApp 7.5 availability:  end of March 2014 (Q1) Web Interface:  support extended to XenApp 7.x, with End of Life date extended to June 14th 2015. XenApp 6.5 to XenApp 7.5... Continue Reading →

Performance Monitoring for Bottlenecks [Chart]

Steven Choy posted this excellent article on MS TechNet back in August of 2008.  I still consider it an excellent starting place to determine where various bottlenecks may be occurring on systems. I've taken the liberty to summarize the information contained in the article and created a chart for convenience.  Enjoy! (Click image for larger... Continue Reading →

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