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What is Microsoft’s Intune – and how well does the UEM tool really work?

Microsoft's unified endpoint management offering, Intune, has the potential to reduce time and effort managing desktop and mobile work environments. But it's not without its own set of problems, according to users.

Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

Nmap has established itself as a premier, free, open-source network mapping tool. There are alternatives that are also free, though they vary in their sophistication and ease of use.

What is Wireshark? What this essential troubleshooting tool does and how to use it

Wireshark is a must-have (and free) network protocol analyzer for any security professional or systems administrator. It's like Jaws, only for packets.

Georgia Tech research: smart-building and IoT technology are highly fragmented

Data gathered by traditional building systems goes overlooked because it is formats aren’t compatible with data formats used by newer IoT devices, slowing the advance of smart cities.

What is the JRE? Introduction to the Java Runtime Environment

The JRE creates the JVM and ensures dependencies are available to your Java programs. It also plays a vital role in devops and cloud configurations

Should I upgrade to Windows 10?

The free upgrade to Windows 10 ended on 29 July 2016. You can still upgrade, of course, but should you? With scare stories of ransomware encrypting files on unsupported versions of Windows, there are certainly reasons to consider it.

How businesses in Southeast Asia are closing the tech skills gap

A closer look at what countries in Southeast Asia are doing to overcome the critical talent deficit they’re set to face over the next decade

The correct levels of backup save time, bandwidth, space

Backup and recovery done efficiently require use of multiple backup levels carefully thought out so a full backup isn’t needed as often if incremental and differential backups are properly planned.

Top 10 TOGAF 9 certification training courses

If you want to get TOGAF 9 certified, you’ll have to pass two exams. Here are 10 courses designed to get you up to speed on the TOGAF framework.

What to expect when the internet gets a big security upgrade

More secure keys protecting the directory name system (DNS) are ready to deploy, but for those using DNS servers that haven't been upgraded, it could cause problems reaching websites.