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Tips – PKI

This week's tip is a brief look at the basics of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a set of technologies, process and practices that create a secure infrastructure that...
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Tips – Phantom Cyber gets funding

This week the start up tip features PhantomCyber, a company that has developed an automation and orchestration platform to connect disparate security solutions for the benefit of enterprises. It solution is to...
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Tips – How to separate two words into two separate columns in Excel

There are many of us who have large complicated database lists in Excel where the information has been brought in by others or by different software. Sometimes this information is not...
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Tips – Morphick Cyber Security

For a Startup to raise $10 million in funding barely six months into its life is impressive. While Morphick Cyber Security may have been founded in March 2015 its actual history...
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Tips – How to create a pick list in Excel

When I went to a local "Pick your Own" recently it came to me that pick lists are important to all, and can make life more simple. Inputting new data in...
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Tips – Cloud acronyms: MaaS, SecaaS and FWaaS

This weeks Cloud Acronyms: Maas, SecaaS and FWaaS MaaS: Monitoring as a service Monitoring servers, networks, applications, security and many other parts of the IT infrastructure is probably the biggest single task inside...
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Tips – Chairing meetings Part 5

Closing business meetings. In the rush to get to the end and leave the room it is important to realise that meetings can have a better result if they are actually brought...
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Tips – Cloud acronyms: ITMaaS, BaaS and DRaaS

This weeks Cloud Acronyms: ITMaaS, BaaS and DRaaS ITMaaS: IT Management as a Service One of the key jobs for operations teams is monitoring the health of the IT infrastructure. As that infrastructure...
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Tips – Chairing a meeting part 4

Our fourth part for tips on chairing meetings is focussed on the agenda. This document can provide the skeleton of a meeting, its time keeping and its focus. However there are several items...
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Tips – Cirrusworks Governor gets half a million

Cirrusworks have just filed a form D with the United States securities and exchange commission. So far only $506,492 of the $1,000,000 requested funding has been received and no doubt Cirrusworks are hoping...

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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

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