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Mike Dews
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I do a little bit of everything. I seldom post about any of it.
I do a little bit of everything. I seldom post about any of it.

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Stale Blog Syndrome
It seems the only time I come here to post anything is when I am procrastinating on something else.  For example, right now I should be working on my slide deck for my talk coming up next Saturday.  If you are interested in watching me hopefully not suck to...

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Found the video interesting, so I had some comments to share!

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Windows in the IoT space
So this past week the annual Microsoft Build Developer Conference happened in San Francisco.  During many of the key note talks, Microsoft announced a bunch of their new platforms and products.  Among them was Visual Studio 2015, Windows 10 Insider Preview,...

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Not a lot of drool lately... but how bout hacking in the mainstream eh???
"You work dark alleys, I work the dark nets..."  So that is the tag line that Patricia Arquette's character drops during the latest trailer for the next installment of CSI, CSI: Cyber .  It was bound to happen sooner or later.  With high profile breaches li...

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This is happening at the end of the month!  http://www.meetup.com/Nutmeg-InfoSec/events/219239031/  We try to do them every month.  If you are interested in presenting on a topic, let us know!

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It's been a busy October but it is over!
Source So on top of the regular work activity, I have been trying to put together an active security meetup here in the great state of Connecticut.  Doing that and helping the wife put together our annual Halloween party, has certainly sucked away some vita...

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Good on you Microsoft!
So as I began writing this, I sit and stare at my other computer "preparing" to configure Windows after the latest batch of Microsoft updates have been installed.  But I won't let that bother me as it hasn't blue screened... So in a recent ZDNET article , M...

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It's Always the User's Fault...
Throughout our career as Information Technology/Security professionals, we have, at one point or another, blamed a user for the problem.  Granted there are some pretty good cases out there where it certainly is their fault; for example, using the CD tray as...

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Story of an IT Pro: Volume 2 "The Choice"
If you haven't read Volume 1 "The Beginning" , check it out now. So fast forward from that time where I worked in K-12.  I had worked for the school system for a little over 4 years and it was time to move on.  For those that have been in IT for a while, yo...
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