What HP’s split means to you

It’s not every day that one of the world’s largest technology companies splits into two Fortune 50 companies — but it’s happening. On Aug. 1, 2015, HP will begin the process of breaking into two separate companies, which will be finalized this fall. So what does that mean to customers? Anarchy in the streets? People…

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Cyberattackers had a great 2014. Here’s how to stay ahead of them in the second half of 2015.

2014 was a banner year for cyberattackers, but not security. The high-profile data breaches of last year prove that antivirus is not enough, and the numbers of spear-phishing and web-based attacks, malware targeted at virtual machines, and ransomware continues its climb to historic levels. Symantec highlighted the various methods hackers are using to attempt to…

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Staff picks for the week of July 20, 2015

Technology does a tremendous amount of good for the world: Never before have we had so much opportunity to change the world with our ideas, creations, and passions. This week’s picks demonstrate new ways creative people are using technology to solve problems, but remind us why we should also be cautious.

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How the Surface Pro 3 exceeded my expectations for design work on a tablet

When approached to try design work on a Surface Pro 3, my feelings were mixed. I was excited to test this Microsoft tablet, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary, but my glass-half-empty mindset made me wonder if it might be inconvenient to set aside a powerful laptop workstation and work on a smaller device. After…

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Is it a patch, or just another problem for your network?

When is a patch not a patch? When it becomes another exploit on your network. We sometimes lose sight of these obvious points when talking about patching and vulnerability management. At Tenable, we often discuss vulnerability management (it is what we do), which leads to conversations about patching and patch management (even though that is…

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Staff picks for the week of July 13, 2015

From hunger and employee worth to treasuring the past, this week’s picks speak to the human needs in all of us. Spoiler Alert App Makes Donating Surplus Food as Easy as Tossing it in a Dumpster (Read by Heidi B.) A whopping 30 to 40 percent of the food supply in the U.S. is wasted….

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Perpetual or subscription licensing for Autodesk? You can choose – for now.

It’s the year of choice for Autodesk customers — organizations can either license Autodesk software through perpetual rights or Autodesk’s latest subscription licensing model, called Desktop Subscription. But not for long. After Jan. 31, 2016, seats of Autodesk Point products, such as AutoCAD LT, will only be available through a term-based license plan called Desktop…

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