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Saving Time and Reducing Distractions with Instapaper

In Business by Inside The Webb0 Comments

Working on the Internet can become burdensome as you find yourself becoming distracted more frequently. There have been apps created to help organize your time and planning, but these aren’t always too great. With news becoming more prevalent than ever before it’s not a surprise to find our society addicted to information.

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Baseline Security Analyzer – Testing a Standard Installation of Windows Web Server 2008 R2

In Cybersecurity by Ian0 Comments

The objective of this exercise was to use Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) to identify improper configurations and missing security updates that could lead to vulnerabilities.  The system this was tested on is a dedicated server located at Core Networks (http://www.corenetworks.com).  The server is used to host small business websites, from freelance web development work.  Up until recently a shared …

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Security Concerns with Outsourcing IT Services

In Cybersecurity by Ian8 Comments

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cyberspace and CybersecurityOutsourcing has become very common in recent years, especially in the field of Information Technology. So that companies can focus more on their core business, it makes sense to outsource many of their IT services and work to external organizations. In addition to this, quite often outsourcing can …

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Coldfusion 9 and IIS

In Web 2.0, Web Development by Ian5 Comments

I have been developing in ColdFusion for a while locally using the built in web server. Recently at work several of the projects I am involved with moved to an IIS production server. In order to test fully in my local environment I needed to install IIS and setup ColdFusion to use it as the server instead of its built …