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Cyber Security continues with Regular Backups!

If the first, and most important, pillar of Cyber Security is Patching and Automatic Updates, then the second pillar is Regular Backups.  I know most people (me included), hate to deal with backups and it seems that they take way too much space for not much benefit (!?), but managed properly – they can be a lifesaver. 325 more words


How to patch the Sitecore site list for cache clearing

I was struggling for a while with how to use Sitecore configuration patching in order to change this part:

<event name="publish:end">
      <handler type="Sitecore.Publishing.HtmlCacheClearer, Sitecore.Kernel" method="ClearCache">
        <sites hint="list">
      <handler type="Sitecore.Publishing.RenderingParametersCacheClearer, Sitecore.Kernel" method="ClearCache" />
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Cyber Security begins with Patching (Automatic Updates)!

Although we’ve all seen Hollywood movies where “hackers” type 300 words per minute and apparently that goes for hacking skills (typing?), in the real world both hacking and protecting yourself from hackers are much more mundane. 380 more words


Azure Update Management - Part II

A little while ago, I blogged on OMS’ (Operations Management Suite) Update Management Solution. As great as this solution was, there were some limitations at the time, such having the ability to exclude specific patches, co-management with SCCM (Configuration Manager), and few others. 457 more words


What is Meltdown and Spectre and How to Patch It

If you haven’t already heard about Meltdown and Spectre, it is a vulnerability that will affect almost every computer. If your tech is out of date, you are more likely to be affected. 550 more words


Office - Outlook 2016 crashing Internet Explorer

The symptom is pretty simple: Open up Outlook, showed it is loading, and then there is a pop up – Internet Explorer has stopped working, or something similar to that. 134 more words