Posted on Oct 6th, 2011 | 4 comments
Steve Jobs has been a part of my career in computer and networking since it began in the 1980′s. My first computer and business were based on the Apple II Plus, creating medical office software and consulting to the State of Nebraska Education Department while attending college at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (then Kearney State). I also worked in the college computer department supporting other...
Posted on Jun 22nd, 2011 | 2 comments
Thou shalt only use Internet Explorer. Gone are the days of the “one official browser” corporate IT standard. At least that’s the principle I operate under. I’ve vowed not to purchase or select a product, application or SaaS service that restricts itself to Internet Explorer, or any other single web browser.
The world of web browsers is just simply too diverse for most organizations to truly...
Posted on Dec 19th, 2010 | 3 comments
If you're upgrading to Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010, or recently upgraded, then you're in the thick of relearning all of the Office products. It's a bit daunting at first. I remember when the first Office 2007 and 2010 public betas came out. I hated the new ribbon menu and all that entailed learning how to perform the same tasks I already knew using the old dropdown menu metaphor. I thought things were...
Posted on Nov 24th, 2009 | 5 comments
Welcome again to the Alan and Mitchell Podcast. We're still working on a new podcast name so hang in there until we have something better.
During the podcast, Alan and I talk about:
1. New security features in Windows Azure2. The first zero day for Windows 73. 2nd iPhone worm4. HP/3Com5. Why is security so hard6. Fortinet's IPO7. Cloud Computing becoming part of the pop culture
Thanks for joining us...
Posted on Nov 12th, 2009 | Comments Off
Well, we're back at it again. Alan and I are doing the podcast again and we are enjoying it even more.
During this episode, Alan and I talk about:
Is the CISO role really just a consulting gig?
Microsoft Security Essentials free malware software
Microsoft Forefront 2010 for Exchange
and Alan's leaving StillSecure
The podcast is full of the usually banter and tomfoolery so join us for thirty-five...