KPIs to monitor for optimal SQL Server performance
As you may know, Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft. Several industries rely on SQL database servers for data storage and access because it supports a wide range of transaction processing, business intelligence, and analytics applications in corporate IT environments. To have a fine-tuned SQL Server system, a… (0 comment)

Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for December 2018
Another month and another Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft. But this month, the buzz is all about a third-party patch from Adobe that addresses a zero-day vulnerability. This vulnerability (CVE-2018-15982) is rated critical since it’s being actively exploited in the wild. It’s said that this vulnerability allows a maliciously crafted Flash object to execute code… (0 comment)

Account lockout and management tools
Sometimes, when you get a call regarding a password reset, you can already guess who it’s from. Most organizations have one—that one employee who somehow manages to forget their password and gets locked out of their account more than everyone else. So you reset this forgetful user’s password, and sure enough, five minutes later they… (0 comment)

Dutch audit finds Microsoft Office leaks confidential data
The diagnostics Microsoft Office collects from users should be a source of concern for any government CISO, according to a DPIA audit ComputerWeekly reported: “A report commissioned by the Dutch government has recommended disabling any settings in Microsoft Office 2016 that sends data to Microsoft servers. Dutch government users have also been advised to consider… (0 comment)