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What is Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials Cyber Essentials (CE) is a UK government scheme that organisations can (and in some cases, must) use to certify a basic level of both IT security awareness and cyber-health. It’s mostly interested in technical controls to mitigate specific, … Continue reading

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Why I’m not deploying Windows desktops using Remote Desktop Services

…even though some of the improvements in the¬†Remote Desktop¬†technology are excellent. Background I’ve been running hundreds of thin client Windows desktops from Citrix for well over ten years, starting with Metaframe 1.8 on Windows NT4 Terminal Server Edition right through … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own WHAT?

BYOD: This is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away. AKA consumerisation of IT. I first came across it talking to somebody from Citrix at the launch event for Windows Server 2008 R2. A company was giving employees … Continue reading

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