Last week I posted about reviewing passwords and mentioned using a password manager as part of that effort. DaniSQL noted in a comment a whitepaper about some browser vulnerabilities that can impact password managers – http://isecpartners.github.io/whitepapers/passwords/2013/11/05/Browser-Extension-Password-Managers.html. It’s a quick read and as always when we talk about security it often seems like can nothing be […]Read more "More on Password Managers"
Just announced on Friday, SQLSaturday #300 will be held in Kansas City, MO, on September 13, 2014 . Everything about that is amazing, but especially the organizers and speakers that put in a lot of hours to make events happen – thank you!Read more "Three Hundred!"
I looked at Outlook.com when it launched and recently revisited. I connected a couple of my personal email accounts to it via POP3 without issue and started using it. It’s a pleasant change from OWA which always felt heavy. Its responsive but doesn’t give up the Outlook paradigm. It’s comfortable. It can drop all the […]Read more "Using Outlook.com"
For the past year or so I’ve hosted this blog at Godaddy using their web hosting service. It took a little getting used to compared to having a full server, but overall it worked well enough. Performance has been up and down, ranging from ok to terrible, which I’d guess is a combination of being […]Read more "Moving WordPress to Windows Azure"
Ever say “one more minute” while working on something and then realize 30 minutes have gone by? My daughter has caught on to this – during a recent trip to the bookstore she wanted me to come look at something and I said “one more minute”. How long is a minute she asked? I said […]Read more "One More Minute"
I went 30 miles south last night for the first meeting of the year. Extra good night because I was taking someone with me for their first MagicPass meeting! Meeting went well, enjoyed the open floor time and also the idea of having a topic to discuss during the dinner break. Thanks to Bradley Ball […]Read more "Notes From the January 2014 MagicPass Meeting"
Email them, call them, instant message them – pick your preferred method, and send a message that says “I think you’d be a great candidate for the PASS Board this year”. Add to if you will, but start the conversation. Remember that we all struggle to know when and if we’re ready for a challenge, […]Read more "How To Encourage Someone To Run For the PASS Board"